Dates: January 13, 2022
Location: Online 7-9pm EST
Please fill out an application with your contact info. A writing sample is not required for this class.
This class is open to all writers working in all genres.
In this one-day class, you’ll learn how to submit your work, how to discern when a piece is ready to send out, which journals might be the best fit, and to and how to organize your submissions. This class will also cover residencies, cover letters, queries to agents, and how to use rejection as tool. A literary agent from Avetias and the Senior Editor from Grove Press (and Publisher of Stonecutter Journal) will join the class for a Q&A. While not required, feel free to bring a query letter draft to discuss in class.
Libby Flores is a 2008 PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellow. Her short fiction has appeared in American Short Fiction, Post Road Magazine, Tin House The Open Bar, The Guardian, The Rattling Wall, Paper Darts, Bridge Eight, FLASH: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, and The Los Angeles Review of Books. She is the former Director of Literary Programs at PEN Center USA . In 2018 she directed the second annual Believer Festival. She is currently the Director of Audience Engagement and Digital Projects at BOMB magazine and the NYC Director of the Freya Project. Libby holds an MFA in creative writing from Bennington College. She lives in Brooklyn, but will always be a Texan.