In January this year the venerated magazine The Writer held an essay contest on the theme ‘Your Writing Life’. I sent in my essay with hope in my heart and a prayer on my lips.
When the inevitable rejection popped up in my inbox a few days later, I had a tough time reading the email. But I was glad I did, because at the end were the words that gladdened my heart. Though I had not placed in the competition, they wanted to publish my essay anyway!
It was scheduled for the September issue which is out now.
You can read my essay Feet in Two Boats here and do let me know what you think!
Amazing and congrats Gargi. I will soon read the story!
With my feet in two boats as well, your story feels like having wine with a good friend!
Thank you so much!