Registration For No More Excuses: Submit Your Work to Literary Journals
Sat. 6/8, 10a-12p, University Circle United Methodist Church, 1919 East 107th Street, Cleveland OH 44106
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Writers, it's time to abandon those excuses and get to work submitting your fiction, nonfiction, and poetry to literary magazines. In this workshop, Gordon Square Revieweditors will help attendees learn how to navigate the literary magazine landscape, how to manage submissions, and why submitting your work matters in the first place. Pick up some practical submission tips while getting motivated to send your writing out into the world. Laura Maylene Walter’s writing has appeared in the Poets & Writers, Kenyon Review, the Sun, Ninth Letter, and many other publications. Her short story collection, Living Arrangements (BkMk Press), won the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize. She has been a Yaddo Fellow, a Tin House Scholar, and a writer-in-residence at the Chautauqua Institution and Art Omi. Laura holds an MFA from Bowling Green State University, works for Cleveland Public Library, is editor-in-chief of Gordon Square Review, and blogs for the Kenyon Review. She is represented by Erin Harris at Folio Literary Management.
Matt Weinkam is a writer, editor and college instructor with published work in Denver Quarterly, Sonora Review, New South, Midwestern Gothic, Split Lip, Covered w/ Fur, DIAGRAM, Quarter After Eight, Electric Literature and Mutilations on a Theme: Best Innovative College Writing among others. Matt is currently the prose editor of Gordon Square Review, a founding editor of Threadcount Magazine, and a former Managing Editor of Passages North literary journal. He holds an MA in creative writing from Miami University, an MFA in fiction from Northern Michigan University, and he has taught creative writing as far away as Sun Yat-sen University in Zhuhai, China. He currently lives in Cleveland with his wife, cat, dog, and book collection.