It has been a few weeks since Writer Abroad collected a virtual goodie bag. So in honor of the giving season, here we go:
Swiss News, Switzerland’s National English Journal, is looking for experienced freelance journalists interested in writing about politics, finance, and news. You must be a native English speaker and have a valid Swiss work permit to apply.
Erika Dreifus publishes a newsletter for writers filled with submission alerts, upcoming writing contests, writing resources and more. To check out the latest issue, click here.
Alexis Grant founded a Travel Memoir Writers group over on Facebook to discuss triumphs, challenges, and questions writers have when writing travel memoir. You can request to join here.
If you write personal essays, MediaBistro recently updated their personal essay markets listing. You must be an AvantGuild member to read the content. Otherwise, you can check out my collection of paying personal essay markets here.
If you missed the Zurich Writers Workshop this fall, one of its instructors, University of Oxford Fiction Tutor Amal Chatterjee, has announced a spring writing workshop for poetry and fiction writers. It will be held in Amsterdam from April 15-17, 2011.