Find out how to persevere beyond rejection and consider befriending failure. Learn lessons from the (Walt) Whitman School of Condemnation.
6 p.m. If at First You Don’t Succeed: A Conversation on Persevering Beyond Rejection.
Join writers for a candid conversation on strategies and best practices for transforming “literary lemons” into lemonade. Moderated by B.J. Hollars.
7 p.m. Befriending Failure: Lessons from the Whitman School of Condemnation, Defamation, Denunciation, and Vilification, or So You Think You’ve Been Rejected?
Early reviewers compared Walt Whitman to a pig, a goat, a lunatic, but two hundred years after his birth, the book is widely regarded as one of the great works of American literature. Presented by Max Garland.
Co-sponsored by Chippewa Valley Writers Guild.