Submission Strategies: Advice from a Literary Magazine Editor

Submit with abandon? Send out a story that’s already received 20 rejections? Keep going? Call it quits? Should you send an edited piece to a magazine that passed on an older draft? Kim Winternheimer, founding…

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Granta is Accepting Unsolicited Submissions

After a six-month hiatus Granta, one of the world’s most prestigious literary magazines, is again accepting unsolicited submissions. Granta’s history can be traced back to 1889 when a student politics and literature magazine called The…

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Tin House is Accepting Unsolicited Submissions for 2017

“Tin House is an invaluable repository of fine American writing and American fiction, presented in a crisp and entertaining visual format.” – Stephen King The first issue of literary magazine Tin House was published in…

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Why Your Rejection Letter Means Nothing

Dan Burgess, editor-in-chief of literary magazine Firewords, shares an editor’s perspective on the loathed but unavoidable reality of rejection letters. At a recent book fair, we were talking to several writers about their experiences of…

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Mistakes Writers Make When Submitting to Literary Magazines

In this guest post Eva Langston from Carve Magazine shares ten of the most common mistakes writers make when submitting their work. 1. Not reading literary magazines This seems obvious, but if you want to…

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