A sparkling collection of Zadie Smith's nonfiction over the past decade.
The Globe assumes first-print rights and electronic rights for unsolicited submissions; writers retain copyright. If your essay is selected for publication, you should hear from The Globe within one month.I have contributed essays to Good Housekeeping, Parents, The New York Times, Health, Women’s Health, O, Wine Enthusiast, Spirituality & Health, Your Tango.com, The Los Angeles Times and more.Two of my pieces have been featured in Newsweek’s “My Turn” column, and I garnered two “honorable mention” awards in ASJA’s personal essay category (20).NEXT CLASS: Starts September 16, 2019 DURATION: 6 weeks COST: 5 for the Premium version with six weeks of e-mail support and critiques of two essays. If so, I invite you to participate in a 4-week intensive workshop to delve more deeply into the essay genre to help you find your story, tell it and sell it!5 for the Basic version with no e-mail support or critiques. NEXT CLASS: Starts January 13, 2020 DURATION: 4 weeks COST: 5 with full support and critique of one essay.I have been writing for many years in several different forms but had never tried writing essays.Amy’s instruction was clear, well thought out and organized.I work with select students one-on-one to hone their craft.Coaching arrangements can range from single essay critiques to 6-8-week intensives with unlimited phone and email support. The class covered all the bases, from sparking ideas to writing, revising, and selling your essays. She paces the lectures perfectly and her essay advice and guidance is both practical and insightful. Her edits are direct, yet gentle, and she has a knack for asking just the right questions to help you go deeper.I’ve been writing essays for a while, but had little idea how to make them salable or where to submit them.Not only did Amy’s guidance help improve my essay drafts, but she taught the class valuable techniques for writing and editing our work to create effective essays that will sell.