Submitted by avivarubin on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 17:26
Submitted by avivarubin on Sun, 05/29/2011 - 23:54
Note: This is about literary rejection. I’ll save the other form for the memoir.
Last fall I applied for 16 Ontario Arts Council (OAC) Writer’s Reserve Grants. They require submissions directly to publishers that act as third party recommenders. I could have applied for 35. I decided to be selective and save on stamps and large envelopes.
“Read through the list carefully and pick the ones that sound like a fit,” my friend Rachel Zolf, an award-winning poet, told me. “Don’t worry about getting rejected. It’s part of the deal. I’ve been rejected tons of times.”