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You’ve Been Rejected, Now What?

with Natasha Moni

Genres: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, The Writing Life

Online

Intermediate

1 Session

Start Date: December 2, 2023
End Date: December 2, 2023
Day of Week: Saturday
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
Member Price: $54.00
General Price: $60.00

When your work is declined, it can feel devastating. In this class, we will examine our responses and those rejections to strategize for your ultimate goal of publication. How do you know when to walk away from a particular market or continue to submit? Learn from a former editor and author, whose hundreds of rejections did not deter her from winning a GAP grant, Jack Straw fellowship, chapbook contest, and having over 100 pieces and four collections published.

Registration dates: 

August 7: Scholarship Donation Day

August 8: Member registration opens at 10:30 am

August 15: General registration opens at 10:30 am

August 21: Last day of Early Bird pricing

Natasha Moni

Natasha Moni

She/Her

Born in the North and raised in the South by native Dutch and Indian parents, Natasha Kochicheril Moni writes and resides in the Columbia River Gorge. Her poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews have been published in over 70 magazines, anthologies, and journals including DIAGRAM, Indiana Review, Verse, The Rumpus, and Entropy. Natasha's poetry collections include The Cardiologist's Daughter (Two Sylvias Press, 2014), Lay Down Your Fleece (Shirt Pocket Press, 2017), Nearly (dancing girl press, 2018), and A Nation (Imagined) (winner of the 2018 Floating Bridge Press Chapbook Competition, 2018). As a former editor for Crab Creek Review, panelist for Artist Trust and Hedgebrook, and intern at Small Press Distribution Books, Natasha enjoys mentoring writers on their submission and publication journeys.

Website: natashamoni.com

Most classes are offered at a general and member tuition rates based on instruction hours, with Hugo House members receiving a 10% discount on classes fewer than six sessions.

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