Christine Sneed (31.4), whose work has appeared in NER a number of times over the years, is the subject of the Chicago Tribune’s “Remarkable Woman” feature:
Christine Sneed has spent much of her life writing—short stories, mostly, and poetry. And for nearly 20 years, her rewards were small. Some were published in prestigious literary journals, but many more didn’t make it.
One short story, “Quality of Life,” was rejected 19 times before it was accepted by the New England Review in 2007. Then stuff started happening.