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PUB 355W Tutor Marker Vacancy Summer 2014

Posted by jray in Uncategorized, April 15th, 2014

SUMMER 2014 TUTOR-MARKER VACANCY PUB 355W – Online Marketing for Publishers Application Deadline Wednesday, April 23 PUB Tutor-Marker Posting 1144 PUB TA TM Priority  

Creating Digital Fiction with Kate Pullinger – New workshop in June, 2014!

Posted by snorman in Announcements, Workshops, April 2nd, 2014

Join us for this special week-long immersive writing/authoring workshop with award-winning author and digital fiction pioneer Kate Pullinger. Pathways is a unique learning opportunity aimed at writers who wish to explore digital fiction, developers who want to explore literary works, and publishers interested in new models for writing, reading, and collaborating in fiction. Click here […]

the Dance Current – Editor Posting

Posted by jray in Jobs, March 5th, 2014

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JOB POSTING: THE DANCE CURRENT Editor wanted Application Deadline: March 25, 2014 Start Date: April 7, 2014 Compensation: $25,000 annually City/Town: Toronto Term: Freelance Contract – Part-time   DanceCurrent-JobPostingEditor-2014

Director of the Press, Pacific Educational Press UBC

Posted by jray in Jobs, February 24th, 2014

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Director of the Press Vancouver, BC Description: The director is responsible for strategic and operational planning and management of all activities of the press and oversees the publication of works bearing the Pacific Educational Press imprint. Major duties include the following: Selects all works published by the press. Supervises editorial planning and acquisitions activities. Responsible […]

Senior Book Designer, Greystone Books Ltd.

Posted by jray in Jobs, February 12th, 2014

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Apply before February 24, 2014 Position: Senior Book Designer, Greystone Books Ltd. Full time, salary position in Vancouver Railtown office Greystone Books, a Canadian trade book publisher, is looking for a book designer to work in an environment where visual quality has always been of the highest priority. Description: Design and/or oversee the design of […]

Editing Instructor Posting – Master of Publishing Program

Posted by jray in Jobs, February 12th, 2014

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Publishing@SFU.ca is seeking to hire an editor whose primary responsibility will be to teach the master’s level course, Publishing 601: Theory and Practice of Editing. Applications should be sent by March 1, 2014, to: Rowland Lorimer, Director, Publishing program Lorimer@sfu.ca or Simon Fraser University 515 West Hastings St. Vancouver, BC. V6B 5K3   Details -Master […]

Production Editor Greystone Books Ltd.

Posted by jray in Jobs, February 12th, 2014

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Greystone Books is posting a position for a production editor. The position is temporary. Details - Production Editor Greystone Books

Digital Production Workshops 2014 Presented by eBOUND and the LPG

Posted by jray in Announcements, January 27th, 2014

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Digital Production Workshops 2014 Presented by eBOUND and the LPG eBOUND Canada and the Literary Press Group of Canada are partnering to deliver a series of Digital Production Workshops in Toronto and Vancouver. The Vancouver workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, February 26th. Each workshop features practical, hands-on training sessions led by industry experts that are […]

Call for MPub Alumni Liaisons!

Posted by jray in Announcements, January 24th, 2014

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Call for MPub Alumni Liaisons! Have you lost touch with fellow MPubbers? SFU’s publishing program is seeking one person from each entry year to serve as a liaison to her/his cohort and to help MPub grads reconnect. This person will play a key role in reinvigorating alumni relations, helping grads from their cohort tap into […]

3 Minute Thesis, February 25

Posted by jray in Announcements, January 23rd, 2014

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Join your fellow FCAT graduate students in “speed-pitching” your thesis/project. Prizes and information - 3MT Details

Interrogating Access Conference, February 15-16, 2014

Posted by jray in Announcements, Workshops, January 23rd, 2014

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Registration is now open for the Interrogating Access Conference to be held on February 15-16, 2014, at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario. Information about pricing (student and one day rates available), accommodations and travel (including carpooling arrangements) can be found at: http://interrogatingaccess.ca/. Interrogating Access is a conference designed to bring together a range of stakeholders in scholarship, particularly those […]

Publishing@SFU seeks Assistant Professor

Posted by John Maxwell in Jobs, January 16th, 2014

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January, 2014 Assistant Professor, Publishing Program The Publishing Program at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a one-year, limited-term position in Publishing with a focus on digital media and interactive publishing. The position is at the Assistant Professor level, effective September 2014 and will carry responsibilities inclusive of teaching research, and service. 

Responsive Design for Ebooks, a webinar presented by eBOUND Canada – December 3

Posted by jray in Announcements, Workshops, November 27th, 2013

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Responsive Design for Ebooks, a webinar presented by eBOUND Canada When: Tuesday, December 3rd @ 2pm EST In recent years, responsive design has become the gold standard in web design and for good reason–it is a flexible way to optimally display websites for different device types including tablets, smart phones, and computers. By applying these […]

Pulp Literature Magazine Launch, Friday December 20

Posted by jray in Announcements, November 25th, 2013

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PULP Literature Launch Friday 20 December 2013 8pm – midnight Academie Duello Centre for Swordplay 412 W Hastings St, Vancouver BC   About the project: http://pulpliterature.com/ About the party: https://www.facebook.com/events/242832809219078/

Banff Centre – Program Coordinator, Literary Arts

Posted by jray in Jobs, November 25th, 2013

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The Literary Arts department at The Banff Centre is looking for an experienced Program Coordinator to join their high-functioning team.  Adept at navigating daily, weekly, and longer-term program deadlines, the Program Coordinator ensures that all of the logistical, administrative, and operational support required for the successful delivery of Literary Arts programs are organized ahead of time and implemented to meet […]

PUB 101 Sessional/TA Posting Spring 2014

Posted by jray in Jobs, November 22nd, 2013

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The Publishing Program is accepting Sessional & TA applications for PUB 101: Publication of Self in Everyday Life, for Spring 2014. PUB101 is an activity-based course in developing publishing skills and sensibilities. Applicants should see the course website – http://posiel.com Application Deadline – Friday, December 6 PUB 101 Sessional:TA Posting Spring 2014

Publishing Sessional/TA Postings Spring 2014

Posted by jray in Jobs, November 6th, 2013

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The Publishing Program is accepting applications for sessionals and TAs for the Spring 2014 semester. The application deadline is Monday, November 25. PUB TA & Sessional Postings 1141 PUB TA-TM Hiring Priority

Random House Canada Internship

Posted by jray in Announcements, Jobs, November 4th, 2013

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Internship Opportunity Appetite, the new boutique lifestyle imprint of Random House Canada, is looking for an intern to start work with the company in their Gastown (Vancouver) office, in January 2014. Are you a highly organized team player, enthusiastic about all aspects of the work and particularly skilled in editorial and copy writing? Do you […]

On autocorrect and algorithmic poetry

Posted by John Maxwell in Commentary, JMax, November 2nd, 2013

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At this year’s Books in Browsers ‘opening act’ event, Creating Minds, held at UCBerkeley on Oct 23, we heard a number of speakers talking about the coming of the machine voices into our lives. That day, and at the BiB conference proper that followed, there were numerous references to machine cognition, algorithmic poetry, spambots, twitterbots, […]

Building Publishing Workflows with Pandoc and Git

Posted by John Maxwell in Commentary, JMax, Research, November 1st, 2013

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This fall, I subjected some MPub students to working out a book publishing workflow, using Pandoc, the amazing document processor tool created by Berkeley philosopher John MacFarlane. Pandoc is a remarkably flexible document conversion tool. It takes text input in a variety of open input formats (most usefully markdown and HTML) and can convert to […]

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