Publishing Your Poetry, with Sarah Browning
Got poems? Want to publish in literary journals but don’t know where to start? Or need an inspirational shot in the arm to send out more poems? This workshop is for you! Workshop leader Sarah Browning has published hundreds of poems in print and online lit journals, including Poetry, The Beloit Poetry Review, Shanandoah, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Painted Bride Quarterly, and more. She’ll take the mystery out of the process, tell a few hilarious and inspiring stories, walk you through some sample journals’ submission guidelines and the submissions platform Submittable, and leave you with tools and resources to help you get your work out in the world, where it belongs.
Saturday, January 29, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ($75)
Sarah Browning is the author of two books of poems, Killing Summer (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2017) and Whiskey in the Garden of Eden (The Word Works, 2007). She is co-founder and for 10 years was Executive Director of Split This Rock: Poems of Provocation & Witness. She is an Associate Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies and recipient of the Lillian E. Smith Writer-in-Service Award as well as of fellowships from the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, Yaddo, Mesa Refuge, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She has been guest editor or co-edited special issues of Beltway Poetry Quarterly, The Delaware Poetry Review, and three issues of POETRY magazine. She has an MFA in poetry and creative nonfiction from Rutgers University Camden and lives in Philadelphia. For more info: www.sarahbrowning.net