Roundup: On Submitting to Literary Journals
Our most popular posts—answers to common Qs, plus time-tested strategies.
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Note from Radha: Note from Radha: After back-to-back trips to NYC and Seattle (AWP23), plus three (now entering four) months of intense work projects, I’m taking a short hiatus to replenish. I’ll be back with new posts on April 8th. In the meantime, please enjoy these themed roundups of Poet to Poet’s most popular posts to date.
On Submitting to Literary Journals
The Power of Threes: The literary journal submissions strategy that doubled my acceptance rate
What’s an appropriate level journal for my work?
How do I handle “outlier” poems in submissions?
Literary journal trends: A conversation with Becky Tuch of Lit Mag News
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APRIL: Weaving the Thread—On Coherence
Apr 5, 6-7pm MT & Apr 19, 12-1pm MT
How do you cultivate coherence in your work? How do authors you admire create coherence in their work, across poems?
MAY: Flow & Modulation—On Variation
May 3, 6-7pm MT & May 17, 12-1pm MT
How do you invite variation into your work? How do the authors you admire work with the principle of variation?
I ran across this very good essay and recalled that someone in the last Wednesday session was struggling or at least preoccupied with the experience of not writing:
thank you for sharing your wisdom- truly. i'm looking forward to rummaging through these pieces.