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  • Avenues of publication

    Have a poem or essay that you want to see in print or online? In this thirty-minute discussion I'll help you identify avenues of publication best suited to your work. I'll also assist you in identifying print and online resources that will help you for years to come as you're thinking about places to publish. In short, I'll help take your polished work to publication.

    30-minute phone call, Zoom meeting or in person meet-up - $30

  • Bundle critique - poems

    We'll meet via Zoom, on the phone, or in person to workshop your packet of poems. You'll also receive typed feedback so you can see what's working well and opportunities for improvement. This session is a perfect option for those looking to ready a packet of poems for submission to print and online magazines.

    3-5 Poems (ten pages max) - $100

  • Poetry chapbook critique

    Do you have a small collection of poetry that you'd like to polish? If so, this session could be a great fit for you. We'll have a thirty minute call (or Zoom meeting or face-to-face meet-up) to discuss the collection as a whole and you'll also receive at least one page of typed notes so you can see what's working well and how you can further improve the collection, enhancing your chances of publication.

    12-24 pages of poetry - $125

  • Poetry full-length manuscript critique

    Do you have a collection of poems that you'd like to see published? In this critique you'll receive my notes on every poem (I'll mail it back to you) as well as a typed write-up of my thoughts on the manuscript as a whole and how to improve the collection. We’ll also have a thirty minute phone call (or Zoom meeting or face-to-face meetup) to discuss your work and identify area for improvement.

    48-68 pages of poetry - $175

  • In-person lecture services

    Tasha is also able to provide in person lectures and workshops in the Palo Alto area on topics such as Preparing Your Work for Publication, Intro to Literary Journal Publishing, and Getting Started with Poetry to groups of four or more.

    Price upon request.

Based in Menlo Park, California, Tasha is able to accommodate in person meetings at a few locations:

  • Menlo Park Public Library
  • Zoe's Cafe (Menlo Park)
  • Palo Alto Public Library (Rinconada branch)
All Payments must be received via Paypal prior to any service Once payment is received, Tasha will be in touch with you within 48 hours to go over the next steps and manuscript submission preferences.