Have a short story that could use an expert eye? Trying to get your collection into tip-top shape? This month, Thomas Cotsonas is on deck to critique both individual short stories and full-length collections. Winner of the St. Lawrence Book Award for his exhilarating, multi-voiced, genre-twisting collection Nominal Cases, Thomas also teaches creative writing a the university level. In short, he’s got some serious skills and he’s ready to put them to work on your fiction.
The fees are $30-$50 for individual stories and $250-$350 for collections; pricing is dependent on the length of the manuscript. All submissions must be formatted in 12-point font and double spaced.
Thomas will complete all consultations by April 30, 2017.
Space in this program is limited, so be sure to submit your manuscript soon!
Statement of Purpose
By Thomas Cotsonas
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We’re planning some great consultations for 2017! Creative nonficiton with Abayomi Animashaun, fiction with Kelly Magee, poetry with Jessica Piazza and much more. Stay tuned for details!