Gemini Ink, San Antonio’s Writing Arts Center, seeks a facilitator, beginning in spring 2022, to oversee our monthly writers lab for fiction writers.

  • Must have experience leading critique groups.
  • Must have a background in the craft of writing fiction, and be a fiction enthusiast!
  • Must have excellent people skills, be able to navigate diverse writing styles, and create a supportive community around the fiction writing process.
  • Willing to do outreach on part of this monthly writing lab and send monthly email reminders to lab members.
  • Be able to facilitate this monthly offering in-person or via Zoom, depending on COVID-19 safety protocols.
  • Be available for a set monthly meeting time, such as the 3rd Thursday of every month, 6:30-8:30pm.
  • Check out this link to the current description for our monthly poetry writers lab: https://bit.ly/31B4wyz
  • A Gemini Ink Facilitator would possess the following:
    Good writing & editing skills.
    Strong interest in education, creative writing.
    Great organizational skills
    Works well both independently and as part of a team
    Attention to detail
    Flexible & compassionate with writing lab attendees.
    Reliability and ability to communicate effectively with Gemini Ink staff.
    Willing to have periodic check-in with the Program Director.
    Good at problem-solving.

If interested, please submit:

A 3-page writing sample of fiction, such as an excerpt from an essay, short story, flash fiction piece, or genre-blended piece.
A CV or resume outlining why you would be a good fit for this position
A one-page introductory letter telling us who you are and why you are interested in becoming the Open Writers Lab Fiction Facilitator.

Submit via Submittable by Friday, December 17, 2021, 11:59pm CST, to be considered.

In Return:
You will have the opportunity to take three free classes per year.

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Partner Classes Teaching Artist

Opportunity for Professional Writers
If you have experience teaching creative writing and want to help bring creative writing, reading, storytelling, and thinking to diverse communities as a teaching artist for our Partner Classes, we want to meet you. Bilingualism is a plus. Email your resume or CV and three pages of writing samples to fbrown@geminiink.org.

Internships

We’re currently accepting internship applications for Project & Event Coordination and Marketing for Spring 2022. The deadline to apply is Dec 1, 2021. Our internships offer rewarding opportunities for growing your skills, networking, as well as participating in free creative writing classes. Gemini Ink interns support, implement and promote the organization’s writing programs, class sessions, special events, and outreach projects throughout the San Antonio community. All internships have set schedules and require regular attendance.

To apply for an internship: please complete the Intern Application and submit it with a cover letter, resume, and 3-page writing sample to the program of your choice. All internships offer a flexible schedule of 10-15 hours per week. Internships are unpaid.

Volunteer

Build your network and strengthen your skills by volunteering at San Antonio’s Writing Arts Center. Gemini Ink offers volunteer positions on an ongoing basis. We regularly need help with our Autograph SeriesInkstravaganza, and Writers Conference programming.

For inquiries, contact Josh Cantú, Registrar & Administrative Assistant, at joshua@geminiink.org