Big news! Half-way through the year, I finally have some successes to report. The stack of books beside my bed includes two books that I have been tapped to review for The International Gay & Lesbian Review. And, Room, one of my favourite literary journals, has accepted three of my poems for publication in its next…Read more Ratio of rejection to acceptance: 21 to 3
The writer's life is full of rejection, and rejection hurts. Even when you court it. Today, after logging the 10th rejection letter of 2017, I am taking comfort in the words of Saul Bellow.
I found this blog post by Erica Goss on Trish Hopkinson's blog, A Selfish Poet. It reminded me why I decided to court rejection in 2017. Night Court, a poetry collection by Erica Goss, is the winner of the 2016 Lyrebird Award from Glass Lyre Press. The collection will be published in the summer of…Read more First Book Publication: Keep at it and you will succeed —— guest blog post by Erica Goss