Saturday, October 12, 2013 – We're at the Twin Cities Book Festival, booth 113, next to Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, and not far from the Rain Taxi Used Book and Record Sale area. Stop by and say "Hi!"
The University of Minnesota Creative Writing Program announces a tenure-track opening (Literary Nonfiction preferred; Fiction considered). Application deadline is October 14, 2013.
The Department of English invites applications for this assistant professorship: tenure-track, 2/2 course load, beginning fall semester 2014. Required qualifications: (1) terminal degree in Creative Writing (MA, MFA, or PhD) or English (PhD), in hand by July 1, 2014; (2) one volume in primary specialization (literary nonfiction or fiction) published with a national press; (3) college/university-level teaching experience. Preferred qualifications: experience/expertise in other creative genres (e.g. poetry, drama, screenwriting) and/or editing/publishing; evidence of potential for continued success as a published writer; ability to work with graduate students individually and to direct MFA theses; and ability to teach courses in undergraduate creative writing and literature. The university expects faculty members to continue to publish, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise students, and contribute service to the department, college, university, and profession.
Visit http://creativewriting.umn.edu/ for more details on how to apply for this position.
Stop by the NWU–Twin Cities booth at the Twin Cities Book Festival, Saturday, October 12, 2013.
Twin Cities Book Festival Saturday, October 12, 2013 Progress Center, Minnesota State Fairgrounds FREE ADMISSION • FREE PARKING.
The Twin Cities Book Festival—brought to you by Rain Taxi—is not only the largest and most important literary gathering in the Upper Midwest, it is the annual get-together for the Twin Cities’ devoted literary community.
This free, day-long festival brings around 7000 people together to celebrate our vibrant literary culture. The festival welcomes ‘rock star’ authors, local literary heroes, publishers, kids and book lovers, who connect over real-live books and conversations.
Visit http://www.raintaxi.com/bookfest/ for more information on the festival!