From the University of Massachusetts Amherst, in collaboration with the School of Earth and Sustainability, the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, and the UMass Libraries comes Paperbark Literary Magazine. It has a very clean and modern-looking website and a compelling mission: "Paperbark Literary Magazine is an expression of the intellectual and artistic currents working … Continue reading Journal of the Day: Paperbark
There are so many. Many have come and gone. Here are some more alive-and-well journals: The Penn Review - Oldest literary mag at the University of Pennsylvania. Short response times, too. Whale Road Review - The name reminds me of Robert Pinsky's The Want Bone. I very much enjoyed hearing him read at The New … Continue reading More Poetry and Fiction Markets
If you have the time, resources, energy (or general privilege) for self-improvement during the pandemic, you may be looking to get some writing done. You may be looking to get some writing submitted. You may be looking for some new journals to read and reach out to. Creativity may be an essential way you interact … Continue reading Discovering New Poetry and Fiction Markets
One of the harder things about writing (the business, not the craft) is all the time it takes to research all the markets that might want your work. Finding them, reading them, formatting your submission just so (every time). This takes time. Depending on where you're at in your creative arcs and cycles, that might … Continue reading How to Submit to Literary Journals
Like most necessary things, writing is hard. Communicating mental images or flashes of memory or triggering smells with tools that are, themselves, none of those things, takes work. Doing so in ways that makes sense not just to you but also to readers takes even more work. I submitted some things to a great journal … Continue reading Revising after Rejection: Re-Seeing, Re-Listening, Re-Hearing
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