Read, Write, Revise, Submit Repeat: The Virtuous Cycle of Short Form Writing/Submission | Newberry

Read, Write, Revise, Submit Repeat: The Virtuous Cycle of Short Form Writing/Submission

Led by Julie Benesh
Saturday, August 6, 2022
One session. Saturday, August 6th.

1pm-4pm

Virtual

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To register multiple people for this class, please go through the course calendar in Learning Stream, our registration platform. When you select the course and register, you’ll be prompted to add another registrant.

Seminar Description

This seminar combines information and practice in reading as a writer, establishing an inspiring reading, writing and revising practice, and submitting to the most appropriate venues. Participants will learn to: identify contemporary literary journal markets with pieces they enjoy reading ,consider how effects were achieved in pieces they admire, source relevant predecessors and influences, draft or revise “companion” pieces on a wide potential continuum, and identify the best markets for submitting their work.

Julie Benesh received an Illinois Arts Council Grant and graduated from Warren Wilson College’s MFA Program for Writers. Her work has been in Bestial Noise: A Tin House Fiction Reader, Tin House Magazine, Crab Orchard Review, Florida Review, and elsewhere.

Materials List

Recommended:

  • A subscription to duotrope.com and a (free) Submittable.com membership are highly recommended.

First Reading:

  • There is no first reading assignment

Cost and Registration Information 

One session. Registration: $85 ($76.50 for Newberry members, seniors, and students)

Please note: You’ll register for this class on a platform called Learning Stream. Questions? Contact us at adulteducation@newberry.org.

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