IotD: Rejecting Gertrude Stein

I had read this infamous 1912 rejection letter of Stein’s The Making of Americans but never seen an actual image of it. A recent event hosted by the Studio 360 blog staged readings of rejection letters sent to famous writers, including this one:

Gertrude Stein Rejection LetterClever, rather cruel, and more than a bit bitchy, I’d say! You can listen to the readings here, and  transcription and more detailed information about the letter itself can be found at the Letters of Note website.


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