PHOTO EDITOR WANTED
HELENA, MT. Farcountry Press seeks a production/photo book editor. Book publishing and photography experience preferred. Requires excellent communication skills, a commitment to quality, accuracy and consistency. Must be a good problem solver, intelligent, detail oriented, conscientious, thorough, and personable, and a team player with a sense of humor and perspective, able to work in a fast-paced environment. Layout experience using InDesign is a plus. Requires a bachelor’s degree in English or photography or related field, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and InDesign preferred. Successful candidate will coordinate activity of photography book projects, including researching and soliciting images, trafficking titles from inception to finished book. This is a full-time position, with wage range dependent on experience. A full benefit package is available. Send cover letter, resume, and professional references to Production Director, Farcountry Press, PO Box 5630, Helena, MT 59601 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
STORES FOR SALE
CANNON BEACH, OR. Have you always said “I’d love to own a bookstore at the beach?” Cannon Beach Book Company is not just any bookstore on any beach; it’s a 32-plus-year institution on the main street of one of the most beautiful beach towns in the world. A first-rate inventory, a few choice sidelines, a new section of art supplies and the best landlord in town are just a few of the tangibles that go with an excellent reputation. We maintain an active offsite presence year-round as well as hosting frequent in-store signings. Call Valerie Ryan (503-436-1301 ) if you’re seriously interested in owning this fine bookstore.
BEND, OR. Two-story community cafe and bookshop in downtown Bend. Selling espresso drinks, beer/wine, baked goods, used books and new Bend travel guides, local author’s books, topographical maps and local art. Turnkey ready. Events scheduled for 3+ months. Weekly and monthly groups include folk and bluegrass musicians, Celtic jam, book clubs, Socrates Cafe (philosophical discussions), creative writing group, knitters group, Italian and Spanish conversation groups, etc. Two large downtown festivals coming up in Sept. and Oct.
Sale includes all furnishings and equipment plus 5′ grand piano. Owner sacrificing due to health concerns. Best landlord in downtown Bend. Priced to sell quickly. Serious inquiries only. Check out our facebook page. 541-749-2010 or 541-550-8599
HILLSBORO, OR. Cute family bookstore in Downtown Hillsboro, Oregon to sell or take on working partner. Business is close to profitable, open for less than 2 years. Owner run but family duties make it hard to dedicate needed time to store. Established business with great potential for $30,000, owner will train and help for needed time. Great local community and lots of events right in front of store. Email for more info: email@example.com
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EVENTS, RESIDENCIES, WORKSHOPS
FISHTRAP. The summer 2013 Fishtrap Gathering of Writers theme will be Breaking Trail: Venturing Into the Unknown. The keynote speaker will be Cheryl Strayed, author of the best-selling memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, which details her 1,100-mile hike up the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert to northernmost Oregon; as well as the novel, Torch, and Tiny Beautiful Things, a collection of her provocative Dear Sugar columns at the online literary magazine, Rumpus. The full workshop faculty line-up, panel discussion topics and panelists will be announced later this fall. Dates are July 8 -14, 2013.
ROGUE RIVER, OR. The Margery Davis Boyden Wilderness Writing Residency for 2013 and 2014. The Margery Davis Boyden Wilderness Writing Residency is a unique opportunity for a writer or pair of writers seeking a lengthy spell of unparalleled solitude for work and personal refreshment. In exchange for an hour a day of routine caretaking, the resident receives use of a remote, small but comfortable house in the Rogue River backcountry of southwestern Oregon and the support of a $5,000 stipend. The residency runs from the beginning of April through the end of October, entrance and exit dates varying with weather conditions. With proper planning, the resident may extend the residency through the winter if he or she chooses. The program is administered by PEN Northwest, the Northwest branch of PEN American Center, in cooperation with Frank and Bradley Boyden, program founders and owners of the property. Go here for more information and application instructions.
The Library 2.013 Worldwide Virtual Conference will be October 18-19, 2013. The conference will once again be held entirely online around the clock in multiple languages and time zones. Everyone is invited to participate in this FREE forum designed to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among information professionals worldwide. This year, there will be eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics.