This form rejection letter came from Bateau Press came on Monday morning, August 30: Dear Writer: We appreciate the opportunity to read your work, but unfortunately this submission was not a right fit for Bateau Press. Thank you for trying us. Sincerely, The Editors of Bateau Press Once again, I have no idea what that means. Were the poems good or bad or mediocre? Was the issue full? The questions are endless, but the answer is definite: No.