Thursday, December 13, 2007

Felicia Pride Talks about The Message: 100 Life-Lessons from Hip-Hops Greatest Songs

Column Writing Alum Felicia Pride talking about her new book The Message: 100 Life-Lessons from Hip-Hops Greatest Songs at The Capital Bookfest in Maryland.

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Hiring Tech Blogger

Seglin folks, I'd appreciate your sending anyone who fits the bill (below) my way! ~ Andrea ( is looking for bloggers!

Specifically, we're looking for a college student, grad student or recent grad to write about working in the tech industry--whether that's engineering, biotech, software, whatever. Someone who can share his/her perspective on getting started on a tech career path for the benefit of other young people around the country.

You should be a lively writer with a drive to inform as well as entertain, your tone should be engaging and personable, and you should have your finger on the pulse of the millennial generation.

Your responsibilities will include posting at least once a week about a topic relevant to college-aged readers. In return you will receive a $250 stipend for your semester's work, while gaining valuable hands-on experience to add to your resume.

Additional Details:
This is a remote, contract position for the Spring semester.

Application Method:
Apply using this url -

Monday, December 10, 2007

Big Love fashion

Hello Decemberists,

Any folks out there a fan of the HBO program Big Love, please check out the new Private Icon for Nylon Magazine ( that I pitched and put together. This prairie chic look is based on Chloe Sevigny's character Nicki Grant, who plays one of three polygamist wives. The rest of the story is HERE >>>

Happy holidays, everyone!
~ Jinnie L.

Friday, December 7, 2007

Jaweed Can Cook, Can't He?

The Miami Herald gave its reporter (and column-writing alum) Jaweed Kaleem $100 and told him to see if he could learn to cook. His adventures are online (along with videos) at JD's Cooking Experiment - Anyone Can Cook?

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Cécile Bruso's Column in ESL Magazine

A column titled "The Best of Intentions" which Cécile Bruso originally wrote for Bill Beuttler's Column Writing class was published in the July/August 2007 issue of ESL Magazine.
A copy of the column appears to the left.
If you click on the image, you should be able to read the column.

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Submissions Wanted for The Smart Set

Jason Wilson, a former editor-in-residence at Emerson and the editor of the annual best in travel writing collection, has relaunched a version of H.L. Mencken's Smart Set magazine. It's published in conjunction with Drexel University and is an online publication. You can find it at The Smart Set.

Jason e-mailed me to let me know that The Smart Set is looking for good columns. The publication pays. Jason wrote:

"...I wanted to see if you'd pass along to the students the opportunity to write for The Smart Set. We pay $200 for 800-1000 word columns. We're looking for stuff for several of our open columns--Pertinent & Impertinent (on culture), Something Personal (personal essay/memoir); On Dining (essays on food & culture); Grand Tour (short travel essays). In fact, please pass this along to any of your graduate writing students who might be interested."

Take a look at the publication before pitching him. His e-mail address is or