May 22, 2021!
Join Nerissa and a special panel of amazing writers in every genre for a day-long Zoom Immersion focused on preparing a short piece for submission to literary journals or print publications. Participants will have a full day to focus on their projects. The submissions panel will be from 12-1 pm, EDT. The panel will feature poet, essayist and professor Jehanne Dubrow, Rosanna Gargiulo, editor of the Maine Review, and Naomi Shulman, whose work has been published in The New York Times, Real Simple, Yankee, Cognescenti and more. (See bios and photos below).
1pm- Nerissa will check in with retreatants to hear how the morning went, answer questions, give a new prompt and exercise.
Jehanne Dubrow is the author of nine poetry collections, including most recently Wild Kingdom (Louisiana State University Press, 2021), and a book of creative nonfiction, throughsmoke: an essay in notes (New River Press, 2019). Her poems, essays, and reviews have appeared in Poetry, New England Review, Colorado Review, and The Southern Review. She is a Professor of Creative Writing at the University of North Texas. www.jehannedubrow.com
Rosanna Gargiulo lives in Maine with her family and the perfect number of dogs (six, in case you were wondering). She has received the Larry Brown Short Story Award and Hummingbird Flash Fiction Prize and placed in contests at Southword and Raleigh Review, among others. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Tahoma Literary Review, New South, Sweet: A Literary Confection, Bacopa Literary Review, River Teeth’s Beautiful Things, and elsewhere. She is the Editor of The Maine Review and holds an MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts.