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Saturday, April 6 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
8C: Breaking The Rules: Writing Without an MFA FULL
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The number one rule to becoming a writer is simple: there are no rules. At times, finding a place for your work can be more challenging than the work itself. The industry can feel impenetrable, especially to those who don't have an MFA. In this lecture, Neel Patel will debunk some of the most popular myths about getting published while talking about his own path to becoming a writer--from that first rejection letter to signing a two-book deal. He'll offer advice on how to place your work and where to find an agent, as well as answer questions from attendees.

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Neel Patel

Author, IF YOU SEE ME, DON'T SAY HI
Neel Patel is a first-generation Indian American who grew up in Champaign, Illinois. His book, If You See Me, Don't Say Hi, was named a New York Times Editors' Choice and has been optioned for TV. His work has appeared in The Southampton Review, Indiana Review, The American Literary... Read More →


Saturday April 6, 2019 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cambridge Room - 4th Floor

Attendees (60)


Waitlist (3)