MLA Submissions

Apply to multiple sessions and you might get accepted.

Today I got an email back from one of the MLA abstracts I sent in. Believe it or not, I was holding my breath, hoping that I did NOT get accepted.

What was that about?

Over the weekend, the two abstracts I most wanted accepted were accepted. Since MLA will let you present twice, that was great. The third abstract, though interesting, was not what I wanted to talk about most. So I was thrilled to be turned down.

By the way, that group only had five abstracts submitted. So there was a better than 50% acceptance rate for that session.

There’s something to keep in mind when applying. Some of the sessions have hundreds of applications and some of them have just a few. Apply to multiple sessions and you might get accepted.

I was.

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