How Taiye Selasi’s First Story Got Published

Here’s a mind-boggling story of acceptance and rejection that ends with wisdom every writer can embrace.

Make a Wish, Then Forward This Post

When it comes to your writing life, do you believe in miracles? I do. At least sometimes. One morning, pre-coffee, I wished I’d find a publisher for my book and have a contract within three hours. You’ll never guess what happened.