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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15 Literary Magazines for New & Unpublished Writers

Our previous lists of magazines that welcome submissions from new and previously unpublished writers (see here and here) have both received a huge amount of positive feedback. So, by popular demand, here are 15 more…

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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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