Career Advice

AWP publishes articles about creative writing in the academy and job opportunities for creative writing program graduates.

Share Your Knowledge and Experience

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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  • February 2014 | Susan Falcon

    Acquisitions Editing: Centurions at the Gate

    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...

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Send submissions of approximately 2,000 to 2,500 words to:

Daniel D'Angelo
Associate Editor
joblist@awpwriter.org