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Introductory | You want to submit a short story, essay, creative nonfiction, poem, or kid lit. Where? You do not need to have finished something to understand the publishing industry and your place in it: genre; researching magazines and journals; payment; query letters; and submissions, rejections, and rebounds. Through discussion, examples, and exercises, students will develop a solid understanding of the publishing industry, a draft of a query letter, and a list of 15–20 magazines to submit their work.
Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.
If a class says IN-PERSON in its title, it will take place in person at our permanent home in Seattle.
If a class says ASYNCHRONOUS in its title, it will take place on Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform.
If a class does not have a marker after its title, it will take place via Zoom.
Class Type: 1 SessionFiction, Multigenre, Nonfiction, Poetry, Publishing, The Writing Life
Term: Winter 2022
Start Date: 03/12/2022
Days of the Week: Saturday
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm PST
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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$120.00 General Price:
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In 2023, Unsolicited Press will publish Alle C. Hall's first novel, As Far as You Can Go Before You Have to Come Back. Last year, her work placed as a finalist for The Lascaux Prize in Flash Fiction and as a semi-finalist for The New Guard/Machigonne Fiction Contest. Other work appears in Dale Peck’s Evergreen Review, Litro, Tupelo Quarterly, Creative Nonfiction Magazine, Necessary Fiction, Brevity (blog), Another Chicago, Literary Orphans, The Citron Review, and Spelk. She is the former Senior Nonfiction Editor at jmww journal, the former Associate Editor of Vestal Review, placed First in The Richard Hugo House New Works Competition, and is a Best Small Fictions and Best of the Net nominee.