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Category: Poetry Tips
We at The Watering Hole read a bunch of cover letters. We read them for our application cycles, as well as others. Here are some ways to improve yours.
This summer, from June 18th to the 24th, The Watering Hole Directors Candace Wiley and Monifa Lemons were honored with invitations to attend a week long seminar, Facing It: The Poetry of Yusef Komunyakaa. They decided to take the time to interview some of the world's most intriguing and interesting poetic minds.
Cover letters change shape based on what you are applying for. Sometimes poetry submissions lay out exactly what they are looking for in a cover letter. Often they don't. Always, check that organization’s guidelines. Now for the how go's.