January 12, 2013 | Leave a Comment

Savannah graduate student Stephen Drum wrote two more pieces for the Huffington Post about Colt models: The Men of Colt Studios: Telling Sad Stories of Hooking Up With Kings and A Colt Man, Not a Porn Star.

Savannah undergraduate writing students Astoria Jellett and Shelby Chikazawa successfully funded their zine SAMT SENIT using Kickstarter. The zine will explore the issues and ideas of the Millennial Generation.

Gotham Writers’ Workshop credits Savannah graduate student Nancy Peck with originating the idea for a special contest, “91-word Memoir Writing Contest” in honor of Peck’s aunt, Norma Crosier. “We had 764 entries, and so many of them were of such high quality that we not only picked a winner to receive a free class in Norma’s honor, we also picked a first runner-up, and eight – count ‘em eight! – finalists!,” wrote one of the contest administrators.

Savannah undergraduate student Eric Ramirez writes dating stories for College Magazine.

Savannah undergraduate student Ken Rosen wrote a piece for USA Today College.

Savannah undergraduate and graduate students earned internships at the following organizations:
Alexa Boehringer: Deep
Josh Callandret: Savannah Book Festival
Myra Hassaram and Kellye Lloyd: SCAD Media Relations Department
Amanda Lafond: Animosity
Chrystal Lopez: Savannah Magazine
Leslie Tumbaco: Vaden Automotive Group
John Young: Georgia Public Broadcasting

Want to see your name in the list of accolades? Take advantage of these opportunities!

District seeks applications for editor-in-chief
The SCAD Savannah Student Media Center is seeking applicants for the position of editor-in-chief of District for a one-year term beginning on the first day of spring quarter 2013, and ending on the last day of winter quarter 2014. Deadline to submit completed applications is 11:59 p.m. Feb. 1, and qualified students will be interviewed in mid-February. The editor-in-chief position carries a monthly stipend, and applicants must be currently enrolled students at SCAD Savannah. Visit the website for more information.

The SCAD Writers’ Studio announces first student writing contest
The SCAD Writers’ Studio is seeking entries from SCAD Savannah students in the contest. Entries must:

  • Begin with the line, “This was a bad time to laugh.”
  • Be double-spaced, in 12-point font.
  • Be between 600 and 750 words.

Email entries by March 1, 2012. Put only the title on the entry. No identifying information should be on the story itself. Include student ID and the title of the story in the body of the email. First prize is a $200 Visa gift card.

Submit poetry to national contest
The National Amateur Poetry Competition is accepting entries from new and previously unpublished poets. All qualifying poets will receive an editorial comment from a qualified editor. Poems must be 26 lines or less (strictly enforced) and can be written on any subject, in any style. It is free to enter; more than $25,000 in prizes to be awarded. Mail poem by Jan. 31 to:

Poetry Contest
1501 Broadway
12th Floor H
New York, NY  10036

Project opportunity at is seeking a well-organized editorial assistant (temporary) who is comfortable with basic copy editing and grammar. Must be somewhat technically savvy and able to do very simple tasks in Photoshop (turning images, changing exposure). Interest in houses and renovations a plus. Hiring immediately; email résumé only to Alex Bandon.

Womenetics seeks interns
Womenetics, an award-winning business media platform that serves professional women and focuses on the economic value of women in leadership, is seeking enthusiastic students for two internship opportunities in the public relations and editorial departments of the organization. This is a great learning experience for any student eager to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment, interact prominent business leaders, and receive comprehensive leadership training. Email Nancy Tanneberg in SCAD’s CAS department for more information.

Good of All seeks interns
International organization Good of All seeks interns immediately to create content for the online public education movement to inspire the next generation with the ideals embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Videos and written content created by interns will be published and promoted online in connection with public education outreach. Email Beth Concepción for more information.

Screenplay writer needed
Atlanta story owner seeks female writer to bring life to a female character in a psychological study of an athlete (male). Email Barry Nelson for more information.


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