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Aspiring poet’s rejection letter from 1928 is delightfully brutal


No one likes being rejected, especially when you receive a letter that gives your work an absolute dressing down.  

Penned by Australian publisher Angus & Robertson in 1928, the letter is addressed to Frederick Charles Meyer of Katoomba, who had sent a sample of his writing to the company.

The letter was sent by Kylie Parkinson to the Twitter page Letters of Note, who posted it on Tuesday. You’d rarely come across a letter as stern, albeit eloquent as this.

All other rejection letters can step down. We have a winnerpic.twitter.com/dQijZsIgqL

— Letters of Note (@LettersOfNote) December 3, 2017 Read more…

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