Month: October 2020



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Business of Art | How to Get Published and Find an Agent

NYFA Board Member Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Granta, gives time-tested advice to emerging writers. Though writing is a solitary act, the art of getting your work published is not. We recently spoke with NYFA Board Member Saïd Sayrafiezadeh (Fellow in Playwriting/Screenwriting, ’96, ’06; Fiction…

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Monday Motivation | What Does Your Signature Say About You?

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Most of our professional interactions happen over email, especially now, during a pandemic. It makes sense, then, to centralize all the ways an employer can find you in your email signature — this is your virtual business card! Design it to make it look…