Career Advice

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 joblist@awpwriter.org. See our Writer’s Chronicle editorial guidelines for additional formatting information.

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  • March 2015 | John Coyne

    Writers from the Peace Corps

    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...

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Daniel D'Angelo
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