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 email@example.com. See our Writer’s Chronicle editorial guidelines for additional formatting information.
Latest Academic Job Market Report
November 2013 | Sara Flood
2012-13 Annual Report on the Academic Job Market: The State of the Market, the Plight of the Adjunct, and the Affordable Care Act
With fewer chances to move into full-time positions, and more instructors saturating the market, adjuncts are finding themselves stuck in limbo for longer. It is estimated that such positions comprise roughly 75 percent of all college instructors.
April 2014 | Kevin Haworth
In Summer 2013, Peter Givler stepped down after fifteen years as Executive Director of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP), the umbrella group for university presses—roughly AWP’s equivalent in the scholarly publishing world. Read more...
February 2014 | Susan Falcon
Many college graduates and others looking for employment in the publishing industry may wonder what opportunities exist aside from the more well-known copy editor, editorial assistant, or editor-in-chief jobs. Read more...