In our Roundups segment, we’re looking back at all the great posts since the blog started in 2009. We explore posts from our archives as well as other top literary magazines, centered on a certain theme to help you jump-start your week. This week we have posts on submitting and getting published.
You’ve heard it before. To get published, first you must submit. And submit. And submit.
- Who reads your work at Ploughshares? And when? The mystery unshrouded.
- If you want to publish in Ploughshares, start by taking these tips from Sarah Banse.
- Deborah Treisman, fiction editor for The New Yorker, answers questions about submissions to their magazine.
- Step one: “Join the writing community for real: become a reader,” Lorin Stein writes for The Paris Review.
- Tin House weighs in on submitting. “If you’re a submitter, two things are essential: order and efficiency.”
- On rejection slips, The Review Review says, “You may set fire to rejection slips, show them proudly to your friends, use them as coasters for consolatory margaritas, but do not write anything in response.”
- In another great article from The Review Review, Michelle Seaton determines that “Yes, Your Submission Phobia is Holding You Back.”