5 May, 2011

Best Literary Magazines for Nonfiction (Updated)

May 5th, 2011|Tags: , |

Following up on my list of January, I’ve just updated my personal ranking of literary magazines with the Pushcart Prize 2011 information. I list magazines that publish literary nonfiction, namely [...]

16 Mar, 2011

Acceptances Never Arrive in an SASE

March 16th, 2011|Tags: |

Today I found three envelopes addressed to me in my own handwriting in my mailbox. I immediately know what those are: rejection notices from literary journals. Because if a journal [...]

3 Mar, 2011

The Journey to Publishing

March 3rd, 2011|Tags: , |

Listen in – the journey to publishing can take many roads: This recording captures an interesting discussion about the publishing experience that I was part of at an author’s roundtable last [...]

15 Feb, 2011

Bluestem is looking for nonfiction

February 15th, 2011|Tags: |

I found this call for submissions on Brevity, an online journal for brief creative nonfiction that I respect very much, and although I didn't know Bluestem before, I must say [...]

27 Jan, 2011

Stories that Keep on Giving

January 27th, 2011|Tags: , |

Once a story has been published, you know it’s good. That’s not to say a story that hasn’t been published isn’t good, but at least you’re over the hump of [...]

17 Jan, 2011

Calls for Short Nonfiction

January 17th, 2011|Tags: |

As I was doing my submissions last week, three opportunities for short nonfiction came across my desk, or rather, my laptop:The Bellingham Literary Review is notoriously hard to get into [...]

6 Jan, 2011

Two Acceptances in One Day

January 6th, 2011|Tags: , |

How likely are you to receive two acceptances for publication in one day? Highly unlikely, I should say, until the very thing happened yesterday. I checked one email account to find [...]

5 Jan, 2011

Submit More?

January 5th, 2011|Tags: |

My writer friend Nancy Kopp says one of her goals for this year is to submit more, write more, read more. But what does "more" mean? Is that one submission [...]

3 Jan, 2011

Best Literary Magazines for Nonfiction

January 3rd, 2011|Tags: |

For those of you whose New Year’s resolutions include getting published or publishing more: The first rule of the submission game is: Be discriminate, meaning don’t submit your writing just [...]

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