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Are you a poet, essayist or fiction writer? Have you been crafting beautiful work, but are unsure how to get that work out into the world? Do you have a goal of seeing your work in a top tier journal? Then join Women Who Submit cofounder, Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo, for a discussion and crash course in cover letters, tiers, submission calendars, tracking and resubmitting. Women Who Submit is a community organization created in response to the VIDA Count with the goal of raising women’s submission numbers and acceptances in literary publications. By creating a supportive community through submission parties, panels, and social media, WWS members have garnered acceptances from The Huffington Post, American Poetry Review, Hedgebrook, Prairie Schooner, The Rumpus, Al Jazeera America and others. This workshop is open to people of all genders and genres.
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Class Type: 1 SessionFiction, Multigenre, Nonfiction, Poetry, Prose, Publishing, The Writing Life
Start Date: 11/12/2016
Days of the Week: Saturday
Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo is a 2016-2017 Steinbeck Fellow and a former Poets & Writers California Writers Exchange winner and Barbara Deming Memorial Fund grantee. She has received residencies from Hedgebrook and Ragdale Foundation, and is a member of the Macondo Writers’ Workshop. She has work published in Acentos Review, CALYX, crazyhorse, and The James Franco Review among others. A short dramatization of her poem "Our Lady of the Water Gallons," directed by Jesús Salvador Treviño, can be viewed at latinopia.com. Cofounder of Women Who Submit and curator of the reading series HITCHED, her debut poetry collection, Built with Safe Spaces, is forthcoming from Sundress Publications this October.