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In the Spirit of Poetry Has Value | January 2017 Report

January bore the brunt of rejections from all those December submissions. Poetry: Three submissions (Kelsey Review and two contests), no acceptances, and nine rejections to report (Bitter Oleander, Foundry, Redivider, Whale Road Review, Mom Egg Review, Jewish Literary Journal, Outlook … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of Poetry Has Value | December & Year-End 2016 Report

Once the fall semester ended and I graded student portfolios, I devoted myself to sending out poetry written since July. Here are my December statistics: Poetry: Submissions to 21 journals (Honeysuckle Chapbook Contest, Gravel, Jewish Literary Journal, Rust + Moth, Foundry, Rattle, … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of Poetry Has Value | November 2016 Report

Not much to report for November as I spent most of the month grading essays and preparing and delivering two conference papers. Here are my November statistics: Poetry: No submissions, no acceptances, but four rejections to report (Green Mountains Review, Third Coast, … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of Poetry Has Value | October 2016 Report

Since I sent a lot of work out in September, it’s only inevitable that rejections poured in during October. Here are my October statistics: Poetry: No acceptances to report, but a poem was published last week on reformjudaism.org’s blog. I’m very proud … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of Poetry Has Value | September 2016 Report

L’shana tova, everyone! May your New Year be filled with joyous literary journeys and sweet acceptances. September proved to be a banner month for sending out my work and for exploring new poetic styles. Here are my September statistics: Poetry: At the … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of Poetry Has Value | August 2016 Report

August was more about scheduling and prepping for the fall semester than it was generating and sending out my own creative work with two exceptions: I participated in a four-day Highlights Foundation Unworkshop and completed the first draft of my … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of Poetry Has Value | July 2016 Report

July was pretty much a bust that has me wondering whether I should be writing at all. A friend says the summer’s lack of structure is not helping and that I’ll feel more like myself once the semester starts. We’ll … Continue reading

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