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Saturday, April 18


The Art of Pitching Editors
Most nonfiction pieces, whether in magazines or online, begin life as pitches--an email sent from a writer to an editor. In this workshop, we will walk you through how to come up with arresting pitches for everything from book reviews to essays to feature pieces. We'll walk through the anatomy of an effective pitch letter, as well as editor etiquette. We'll also talk about the delicate question of money.

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Hannah Grieco

Hannah Grieco is a writer, editor, and teacher in Washington, DC. She is the author of the hybrid collection “So You Don’t Hear Me” (Summer Camp Publishing, 2022) and the editor of the anthology “And If That Mockingbird Don’t Sing: Parenting Stories Gone Speculative” (Alternating... Read More →
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Samuel Ashworth

Samuel Ashworth is a novelist, journalist, and teacher. He is a regular contributor of feature pieces to national publications, and his journalism, fiction, and criticism have appeared in Eater, the Washington Post Magazine, Longreads, Elemental, Hazlitt, NYLON, Hobart, Barrelhouse... Read More →

Saturday April 18, 2020 TBA