Tag: lit mag rejections

Fun with rejections – guest blog post by Alan J. Blaustein

I do NOT pay to publish. When I'm approaching a journal for possible submission, I first check the guidelines for a reading fee and whether they expressly prohibit formal verse (more on this shortly). If no fee and no such proscription, I go to the archives for the […]

Rejection Wiki–what is a tiered rejection and how can I tell if I got one?

We all receive many more rejections than acceptances. I recently learned that there are ways to help interpret the rejections literary magazines¬†and journals send your way. Rejections actually come in many forms, including standard forms, tiered, and personal. Specifically, a “tiered” rejection means the lit mag sends out […]

Not all rejections from lit mags are created equal . . .

We all receive many more rejections than acceptances. I recently learned that there are ways to help interpret the rejections literary magazines¬†and journals send your way. Rejections actually come in many forms, including standard forms, tiered, and personal. Specifically, a “tiered” rejection means the lit mag sends out […]

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