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Our submission call is now OPEN! Please submit your poetry or prose by November 30, 2020. CLICK HERE FOR SUBMISSION GUIDELINES! Remember that anyone who has attended a class or workshop or who’s had a one-to-one session with Vanessa or who’s participated in any literary event or happening with Vanessa/Gertrude’s Writing Room CAN SUBMIT! National…

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Fall Update! Restorative Retreats, Educational Workshops and More!

September is here, writers. The wind is blowing in sweet whispers for sweaters, reading socks, and Jane Austen in print or on film. We know. We hear it too. And you’re not alone in your feelings of between-ness. We’re here in the in-between with you. As we do our best to manage expectations around schooling…

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