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Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Submitting Your Work to Literary Magazines
With John Barton

When: Saturday February 9, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where: The Ken Mitchell Library, SWG Office, 100-1150 8th Ave (Wheelchair accessible)
Cost: $25 for members, $40 for non-members. Full-time students receive a 50% discount. 


This seminar will discuss how to prepare your submissions of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction prior to sending them to literary magazines, how to determine which print and online magazines are a good fit for your work, and strategies for managing your work to guarantee you the best possible success. 

Participation will be limited to 15 participants, so please register in advance.

Deadline for registration is February 5, 2019.

John Barton’s eleven books of poetry and nine chapbooks include For the Boy with the Eyes of the Virgin: Selected Poems (2012) and Polari (2014). Palimpsest and Porcupine’s Quill will respectively publish We Are Not Avatars: Essays, Memoirs, Manifestos and The Essential Douglas LePan in 2019; Lost Family, a book of sonnets, will appear with Signal in 2020. The editor of Arc from 1990 to 2003 and The Malahat Review from 2004 to 2018, he lives in Victoria.

For more information, please contact:
Cat Abenstein, Program Coordinator
T: 306.791.7746 | E: swgevents@skwriter.com

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