Interviews with Writing Professionals and Professional Writers

These interviews were collected to help WRP students become more familiar with the job market. In addition to the interview audio available through SoundCloud, transcripts of the interviews are also available for download.

Interview Transcripts

Further Reading

These readings point to some of the ways that the current job market doesn’t really match the sense of the job market that often comes up in discussions of professionalization in English Departments. Even though jobs like ‘magazine writer’ are often referenced, that job has been replaced by copywriters and content specialists who work at a range of venues. For more about this, take a look at Vox’s article in the first link and engage with Ellen’s interview.

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