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Workshop: Opportunities for Writers: Demystifying the Submission Process

  • Thursday, April 14, 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Digital Village


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2-part Workshop

Finding Opportunities for Writers:
Demystifying the Submission Process - Resources, Tips, and Individual Feedback

Finding and submitting to creative writing opportunities – whether its literary journals, fellowships, residencies, or grants – can often feel like an overwhelming and daunting task. You may find yourself asking, “Where do I look?” “What work should I include?” or “What materials are required?”

In this workshop, we’ll share resources and offer tips and best practices for getting the most out of your application – from where to find opportunities to developing a strong artist statement and project proposal that will help you stand out.

Part 2 of the workshop will be conducted individually and virtually: Camille will connect with each participant following the workshop to share opportunities they can apply to and review one piece of material (bio, artist statement, etc) they would like to include on their application. Come with questions and prepared materials!

Camille Wanliss is a New York-based writer and founder of Galleyway, an online platform that spotlights monthly opportunities for writers of color.

She is a 2022 Periplus Fellow and was selected for AWP’s Writer-to-Writer Mentorship Program (2021), the NYFA/DCLA City Artist Corp Grant (2021), and among the winners of the 2020 Pigeon Pages Essay Contest.

Her work has appeared in Plantin Mag, Raising Mothers, Anomaly, Kweli Journal, Weird Sister, and The Feminist Wire, among others.Additional honors include the Adria Schwartz Award in Women’s Fiction, the Small Axe Literary Prize shortlist, and fellowships and residencies from Mineral School, Vermont Studio Center, and Writing in the Margins. She earned an MFA in Creative Writing from the City College of New York.

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