The early rejection “was funny at the time,” Mr. Harding said. “And even funnier now.” Mr. Harding, a onetime drummer for a rock band, is far too discreet to name any of the agents or editors who wouldn’t touch his work a few years ago.Oh, seriously, don't listen to me; I'm a jealous douche. I don't even like myself today. Good for you, Paul Harding. Good for you.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
I Should Have Gotten An MFA
some rejections and put his novel in the drawer before receiving the Pulitzer. Hello?! A nice highlight from the Times article: