A special publishing-centric workshop with author Courtney LeBlanc to benefit CBAW programs for Veterans, Service Members, and Healthcare Workers.

How To Submit: Submitting Your Work to Presses and Journals with Author Courtney LeBlanc
June 8th, 2023 at 7 PM EDT

Join us for a special workshop with author, Courtney LeBlanc, to benefit Community Building Art Works programs for veterans, service members, military families, and health care workers. This workshop is free for Veterans, Service Members, and Healthcare Workers. All ticket sales benefit CBAW’s programs. This workshop will be recorded* and a link will be e-mailed to all ticket holders once the recording is available for viewing.

Want to start submitting your work for publication but aren’t sure where to start? Need a step-by-step guide on submitting including cover letters, bios, and how to keep track of it all? Don’t know where to find journals and presses with open submission calls? This workshop will walk you through the process of submitting from start to finish.

With hundreds of poems published in individual journals and presses, two chapbooks, and three full length poetry collections, Courtney LeBlanc knows the ins-and-outs of submitting your work and can walk you through the process, provide tips and tricks, and suggest tools to help you stay organized as you begin submitting your writing.

*Recording will only contain workshop lessons. All other participant video will be edited for user privacy. Only registered participants will have access to the recorded workshop.

About the facilitator:

Courtney LeBlanc is the author of the full-length collections Her Whole Bright Life (winner of the Jack McCarthy Book Prize, Write Bloody, 2023), Exquisite Bloody, Beating Heart (Riot in Your Throat, 2021) and Beautiful & Full of Monsters (Vegetarian Alcoholic Press, 2020). She is a Virginia Center for Creative Arts fellow (2022) and the founder and editor-in-chief of Riot in Your Throat, an independent poetry press. She loves nail polish, tattoos, and a soy latte each morning. Read her publications on her blog: www.wordperv.com. Follow her on twitter: @wordperv, and IG: @wordperv79.