How to Submit to Literary Magazines

WRITING 763.2E

Learn how to submit your work for publication in literary magazines in this practical workshop with advice, techniques, and resources to help you.

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What you can learn.

  • Learn to identify outlets that may be receptive to your writing
  • Create a submission plan for your work and accurately track submissions
  • Learn how different kinds of rejections can help you achieve acceptance
  • Get advice on coping with rejection and motivating yourself to keep going

About this course:

It’s always exciting to complete a short story, an essay, or a poem. Now it’s time to get your writing out into the world! But getting published can seem more intimidating than writing. How do you figure out where to send your work, and how do you withstand the inevitable rejection that comes with submission? In this three-hour seminar, we discuss the ins and outs of submitting to literary magazines, including how to target the best journals for your work, create a tiered submission plan, keep track of submissions, and follow up on “promising” rejections. We also discuss ways to keep yourself submitting despite rejection until you find the ideal home for your manuscript.

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