The Burry Man Writers Center

resources for a worldwide community of writers

Freelance & Nonfiction:

 Jobs & Freelance Opportunities

AAN Help Wanted classifieds from the Association of Alternative Weeklies
All Freelance Writing Markets updated lists of publications
Americans For The Arts Job Bank
American Society of Business Publication Editors Job Bank
AP Jobs work for the Associated Press worldwide
Artisan Creative
Art Jobs arts, culture, education, theatre, museum and gallery jobs
BBC Jobs editing and other positions at the Beeb
BBC Writers Room Opportunities
California Journalism Job Bank if you're looking for a full-time newspaper job, this is the place
Canadian Journalism Jobs Board - from Jeff Gaulin
CareerJet "freelance writer" job search
Copy Editor Job Board
Corporation for Public Broadcasting Jobs
Creative Hotlist
European Medical Writers Association Jobs
For Writers Only magazines accepting work
Freelance Job Bank J-Jobs from the Berkeley School of Journalism - look through "new media" along with "freelance"; many of these are good for those just starting out
Freelance Nation boards aggregator
Freelance Switch
Freelance Writing Jobs
Freelance Writing Jobs from
Freelance Zone a blog dealing with new and unusual resources tech writing and some editorial work
Get Freelance Journalism Jobs job board aggregator
Gorkana Jobs
H-Net Call for Papers
Hold The Front Page Jobs newspaper gigs in the UK
Indeed freelance job search
Jobs Unlimited the Guardian's job pages - search under "freelance" job listings
Journalism searchable database for print and new media freelance jobs — also check Contests and Fellowship lists
Just Techwriter Jobs what it says
Krop search "writer"
LinkUp keyword "writer" search engine for company websites
Masthead Online Editorial Job Board
Media Bistro Freelance a lot of high-profile contacts — requires registration
MediaJobSearch Canada job opps in newspapers, magazines and tv
Morning Coffee weekly job listings
Online Writing Jobs
Papers Invited calls for papers from professional bodies, universities, journal editors and conference organizers
Places for Writers submission calls; international
Planet Recruit an international database of freelance and contract jobs
Poynter Online jobs board
ProBlogger Job Board
Reuters Jobs
Simply Hired aggregated job boards
Smashing Jobs
Sunoasis Jobs
Sunoasis Freelance
Totaljobs UK "writer" search
Writerfind International Jobs search 'round the world, including email notification

 Food, Travel & Nonfiction Writing

Association of Food Journalists more than 275 members from the United States and Canada
British Guild of Travel Writers 180-plus members in the UK
The Circle of Wine Writers an association of authors, broadcasters, journalists, photographers and lecturers
The Cook's Thesaurus a cooking encyclopedia covering thousands of ingredients and kitchen tools
Cooking Schools US and international culinary schools, from Shaw Guides
Copywriting 101
Epicurious probably the best general food information resource
Garden Writers Association of America more than 1800 professional communicators in the lawn and garden industry
Guild of Food Writers more than 300 authors, columnists, freelance journalists and broadcasters
International Association of Culinary Professionals
International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association
Jazzhouse the Jazz Journalists Association
Media Kitty uniting qualified journalists with tourism industry professionals worldwide
Outdoor Writers Association of America
Outdoor Writers of Canada
Rock learn about the job from the folks doing it all the phrases to avoid
Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory official government tourism offices, convention and visitors bureaus
Travel Magazines from
Wine Lovers Page good start on a wine education
The World's Healthiest Foods List, A-Z

 Freelancer, Journalist and Nonfiction Organizations 

American Medical Writers Association
American Society of Indexers
American Society of Journalists and Authors the nation's leading organization of independent nonfiction writers
Association of Health Care Journalists

Australian Society for Technical Communication
Basketball Writers Association
Bowling Writers Association of America
Canadian Association of Journalists serving Canadian journalists from all media, including print, radio and television
Canadian Science Writers' Association
Cat Writers' Association a professional organization of cat communicators
The Chartered Institute of Journalists a meeting place for online newsies
Danish Union of Journalists
Dog Writers Association of America
Editorial Freelancers Association national, nonprofit, org of self-employed workers in the publishing and communications industries
The Electronic Journalist @ SPJ
Florida Freelance Writers Association
Football Writers Association of America
Freelance Fees Guide from the National Union of Journalists maintains an open database of UK and global Internet freelancers, includes a small job search page
The FreeLancers Association freelance writers, journalists and translators in Holland and Belgium
Freelancers Union
Garden Writers Association of America over 1500 professional communicators in the lawn and garden industry
Golf Writers Association of America
International Federation of Journalists represents around 450,000 members in more than 100 countries
International Journalists' Network media outlets and fellowship and training opportunities
Investigative Reporters and Editors
London Freelance Branch of the National Union of Journalists
National Association of Science Writers
The National Association of Black Journalists
National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association
National Conference of Editorial Writers for members and nonmembers alike
National Union of Journalists more than 25,000 members in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland
Outdoor Writers Guild the only group of media professionals whose members are exclusively involved in the outdoor world
Poynter News University online journalism and media training programs open to journalists, bloggers, freelance writers, journalism students
Professional Writers Association of Canada
SAFREA South African Freelancers Association
Society for Editors and Proofreaders
Society for Technical Communication
Swedish Union of Journalists
tekom technical communications organization of Germany
Western New England Editorial Freelancers' Network
WorldWideFreelance articles and paying markets for YOUR work