You’ve Been Rejected, Now What?
with Natasha Moni
Genres: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, The Writing Life
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.
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
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.
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