At Penn we are hiring in contemporary poetry/poetics

We at Penn are hiring a tenure-track assistant professor in contemporary poetry & poetics. The link to the job posting is here:

The text of the job ad is copied below.

- Al

Al Filreis

The English Department at Penn invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank in the field of contemporary poetry [ … ]

Wendy Burk’s TREE TALKS: SOUTHERN ARIZONA new from Delete Press

We’re pleased to say that Tree Talks: Southern Arizona, by Wendy Burk, is available from Delete Press.  You can read more about it here:

Seeking readers for a chapbook length project


I am interested in connecting with others who are familiar with, and feel comfortable critiquing experimental cross-genre poetry.

I have a 21-page chapbook manuscript and hope to get some feedback before I go any further in my editing. I have some specific questions about how it’s working, but am also open to other  reactions. I’d love [ … ]

Province of Numb Errs // available from BlazeVOX [books]

// new book is available for pre-order, Province of Numb Errs, from BlazeVOX [books]:

// huge thank-you to Geoffrey Gatza whose generosity in support of poetry seems to have no bounds, + Michael Farrell, Ruth Lepson, and Tyrone Williams for their kind and thoughtful commentary.

// please do consider purchasing a copy direct from the publisher.

// [ … ]

Seeking Poets In Residence for Poetry Center of Chicago’s Hands on Stanzas Program

Seeking Teaching Artists for 2015-16
Poets In Residence with the Hands On Stanzas Program

The Poetry Center of Chicago is seeking a new Poet In Residence to teach poetry reading, comprehension, writing, and performance to Chicago Public School students during the 2015-16 academic year.

Qualified applicants will have a strong background as a working poet, will have [ … ]

Executive Director Opening, Guild Literary Complex, Chicago, IL

The Guild Literary Complex is a 26-year-old, community-based literary organization that presents diverse, divergent, and emerging voices through innovative programs including performances and readings. We put on approximately 30 to 40 events per year.

The Executive Director of the Guild Complex is a stimulating, creative, and visible position. S/he works with a number of artists and [ … ]

Faculty Position in Digital Writing and New Media Production

Rochester Institute of Technology¨College of Liberal Arts
Position Title: Instructional Faculty
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Faculty Type: Tenure Track
Department: English
Requisition: 1324BR
Application Deadline: November 8, 2014
Anticipated Start Date: August 14, 2015

Situated within a vibrant technological university, the English Department seeks a scholar in digital writing and new media production [ … ]