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New York (N.Y.) - Noting that the story she submitted to the "Crisis" appears in the October 15th number of "Light," and worrying that she ignored the submission guidelines barring works that had been previously published.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Oct. 18
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Washington (D.C.) - Per his query (mums312-b176-i436), denying having submitted the same story to the "Crisis" and the "Light"; narrating in depth the history of her literary activities with magazines; and feigning disbelief at its publication outside of the "Crisis."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Moryck, Brenda R.
1927 Oct. 19
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New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois reminds Moryck that her manuscript cannot be published unless it arrives quickly.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1928 Jan. 18
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New York (N.Y.) - Despite a very laborious scandal (see mums312-b176-i436 through i444), inviting her to read aloud from her story the following Friday night.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Nov. 26
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Washington (D.C.) - Complaining of his "persistent silence" following her recent letters on the co-appearance, in the "Crisis" and in the "Light," of a short story of hers, and noting that she has now secured a lawyer to look into the matter.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Moryck, Brenda R.
1927 Oct. 31
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Washington (D.C.) - Thanking him for the award of second place in the Amy Spingarn Literary Contest, despite the vast scandal that ensued (see mums312-b176-i436 through i444); once again defending herself and her actions throughout; and expressing her elation at her success in spite of this crazy headache.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Moryck, Brenda R.
1927 Nov. 27
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New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois informs Moryck that the Crisis will be publishing one of her stories, and is returning the other. Enclosure not with letter.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1928 Aug. 13
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Washington (D.C.) - Regarding the "mysterious" co-appearance, in the "Crisis" and in the "Light," of a short story of hers; condemning the whole affair as "outrageous and maddening"; respecting his decision to withhold the "Crisis" prize therefrom; and making some suggestions on how to host the contest in future years.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Moryck, Brenda R.
1927 Nov. 1
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New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois asks Moryck to resend the first fives pages of her story "Days" for publication in the Crisis.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1928 Jan. 5
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New York (N.Y.) - Denying the possibility her suggestion of mums312-b176-i437, that her story was submitted outside of her bounds to the magazine the "Light," and deeming it her "duty" to see how it ended up in that magazine, when it had been submitted previously to the "Crisis."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Oct. 21