Unluckily for Wilson, news of his unique rejection list quickly circulated, and he was soon inundated with requests for the rejection itself.
Transcript follows. Image courtesy of Crikey.
EDMUND WILSON REGRETS THAT IT IS IMPOSSIBLE FOR HIM TO:
Write articles or books to order,
Write forwards or introductions,
Make statements for publicity purposes,
Do any kind of editorial work,
Judge literary contests,
Conduct educational courses,
Give talks or make speeches,
Broadcast or appear on television,
Take part in writers’ congresses,
Contribute to or take part in symposiums or "panels" of any kind,
Contribute manuscripts for sales,
Donate copies of his books to libraries,
Autograph works for strangers,
Allow his name to be used on letterheads,
Supply personal information about himself,
Supply photographs of himself,
Supply opinions on literary or other subjects.
(I don’t [do] live readings either unless I'm offered a very large fee. EW)