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How to Publish Personal Essays

Intermediate | This one-day introduction focuses on the fundamentals of preparing and submitting essays for publication. We will cover submission basics for literary journals as well as magazines and newspapers. Students do not need to submit work or have previous publications.

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Instructor: Marissa Higgins

Class Type: 1 Session

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Term: Winter 2022

Start Date: 03/20/2022

Days of the Week: Sunday

Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Marissa Higgins

Marissa Higgins is a lesbian journalist and recent D.C. Arts & Humanities Grant recipient. Her fiction appears in The Florida Review, X-Ray Literature, LEON, Lost Balloon, and elsewhere. Her nonfiction has appeared in the Best American Food Writing 2018, Catapult, Atlantic, Washington Post, NPR, and elsewhere. She is working on a novel. You can find her on Twitter @marissahiggins_.

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