Surviving the Slush Pile: The Dos and Don'ts of Submitting to Literary Magazines



You want to get published. You dream of seeing your work in one of your favorite journals or magazines. But there are so many titles, how do you know which you should submit to? Which are the best fit for your work? Cover letter or not? When you think about sending your work out, there are more questions than answers and it's so overwhelming and you feel like giving up. Join Janna Marlies Maron, founding editor and publisher of Under the Gum Tree for her session on the dos and don'ts of submitting (hint: you gotta just do it!).



  • Janna Marlies Maron

    Pronouns: she/her
    Editor & Publisher, Under the Gum Tree

    Janna Marlies Maron (she/her) is a professional editor with nearly 20 years of experience helping writers to complete their projects and produce the best work possible. Her experience includes time as a magazine editor, college professor, agency editorial director, and content director for a popular internet brand. Her life's work...