AWP publishes articles about creative writing in the academy and job opportunities for creative writing program graduates.
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We welcome well-researched articles that will help our members succeed in the academic and non-academic job sectors. Our online career articles typically range from 2,000-2,500 words and must include 2-3 quotes from interviewed sources. We pay $14 per 100 words. To propose a topic or submit an article for consideration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. See our Writer’s Chronicle editorial guidelines for additional formatting information.
Latest Academic Job Market Report
November 2014 | Susan Falcon
The 2013-14 Report on the Academic Job Market: Adjunct Unions, Administrative Bloat, & Reform of Student Loans
Those who plan to become professors in the arts and humanities have little recourse than to start working as adjuncts. While adjuncts vie for job security in academia, institutions continue to employ more adjuncts than ever to fulfill teaching appointments, while the number of open tenure-track positions remains small for a growing student population.
April 2015 | Suzanne Roberts
On the first day of my travel writing class, I ask my students why they are taking the class, what they hope to get out of it, where they want their writing to go. Many of them say some version of this: I want to travel the world and get paid to write about it! Read more...
March 2015 | John Coyne
Since 1961, Peace Corps writers have used their volunteer service as source material for their fiction and nonfiction. These writers have also found that the overseas experience has helped them find jobs once they returned home. Read more...