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Poetry rejections

Standard

2020

Dear first-name,

Thank you for submitting poems to Waxwing and trusting us with your work. It's a responsibility we don't take lightly. We have decided not to publish these poems, and wish you the best of luck in placing them elsewhere.

We are grateful for your support of Waxwing and your being a part of our literary community.

Sincerely,

Justin Bigos & Todd Kaneko Poetry Editors

Tiered

2020

Dear —,

Thank you for submitting poems to Waxwing and trusting us with your words. It's a responsibility we don't take lightly. We like your work, but we have chosen not to publish these particular poems and hope that you will send us more poems to read in the future. And of course, we wish you the best of luck placing the work in this submission elsewhere.

We are grateful for your support of Waxwing and your being a part of our literary community.

Sincerely,

Justin Bigos & Todd Kaneko Poetry Editors

Fiction rejections

Standard

2020

Dear [Name],

Sincere thanks for sending [Submission Title] to Waxwing, and for your support of our mission. We are grateful for the opportunity to read your work, but we have decided not to publish it.

Thank you for being a part of our literary community. We wish you all the best with your own writing.

With appreciation,

The Editors

Tiered

2021

Dear —,

Sincere thanks for sending "—" to Waxwing, and for the opportunity to read your work. Although we enjoyed reading it, we have decided not to publish it.

Thank you for being a part of our literary community. We wish you all the best with your own writing. Stay safe and stay well.

With appreciation,

The Editors