Join Women Who Submit ‘s Ashaki M. Jackson as she describes steps to submitting literary work. Attendees will participate in a discussion on what the submission process can contribute to the writing practice. Ashaki will guide attendees in shaping their submission goals then move through the steps, from preparation to tracking. Attendees will complete the workshop having sent one piece of work (or one short manuscript) to a literary publication.
Attendees should bring a laptop with WiFi capacity and a short story or a set of five poems to submit.
Ashaki M. Jackson is a Cave Canem alumna, VONA alumna and co-founder of Women Who Submit. Her work appears in CURA and Prairie Schooner among other publications. She is the author of two chapter-length collections — SURVEILLANCE (Writ Large Press) and LANGUAGE LESSON (MIEL). Jackson earned a creative writing MFA from Antioch University Los Angeles and a psychology doctorate from Claremont Graduate University. Learn more at www.ashakijackson.com. Women Who Submit seeks to empower women writers by creating physical and virtual spaces for sharing information, supporting and encouraging submissions to literary journals, and clarifying the submission and publication process.
Now in its sixth year, Women Who Submit has approximately 20 chapters of women and nonbinary writers nationwide. Visit the community at www.WomenWhoSubmitLit.org.