Off Campus Writers' Workshop - OCWW

Editor Panel - Which literary magazines and journals are looking for your work?

  • February 09, 2023
  • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • REMOTE

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Finding the right home for your work requires understanding the literary landscape—how little magazines work, how to find them, how to interpret submissions guidelines, what to look for when deciding to enter contests, how and when to pitch your work, and more. A talented panel of editors will share their insights and advice to writers of all genres seeking publication in a journal. You’ll learn concrete tips for approaching the submissions process; you’ll also get a behind-the-scenes look at a variety of different magazines/journals and learn about what you can expect once your work is accepted. There will be plenty of time for Q&A. 

Joshua Bohnsack is the managing editor of TriQuarterly, faculty advisor for Oyez Review, and publisher of Long Day Press, a short-form publishing house. He is the author of the novella, Two Hands (Fruit Bat Press) and his work has been published in The RumpusAGNISalt Hill, and more. He grew up on a farm and moved to Chicago. 


Su Cho is the author of the poetry collection The Symmetry of Fish (Penguin, 2022) which was a winner of the National Poetry Series. Her work has appeared in places like The Best American Poetry 2021, Best New Poets 2021, and They Rise Like a Wave: An Anthology of Asian American Women Poets. Her editorial work includes serving as Guest Editor for Poetry magazine and serving as editor-in-chief of Cream City Review and Indiana Review. She is an assistant professor of English teaching creative writing and poetry. You can learn more at www.suchowrites.com.

Hattie Fletcher has been the managing editor of Creative Nonfiction magazine since 2005 and the editor of True Story since 2016. Essays she has edited have been reprinted in The Best American EssaysThe Best American Travel Writing, and The Best Women’s Travel Writing and have been awarded the Pushcart Prize. She was a coordinating editor for the Best Creative Nonfiction series, published by W.W. Norton, and is co-editor, with Lee Gutkind, of True Stories, Well Told . . . from the first 20 years of Creative Nonfiction magazine (In Fact Books, 2014).


Aram Mrjoian
 is an editor-at-large at the Chicago Review of Books, an associate fiction editor at Guernica, and a 2022 Creative Armenia - AGBU Fellow. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The GuardianCatapultElectric LiteratureWest BranchLongreads, and many other publications. Find his work at arammrjoian.com

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