Monthly Archives: June 2016

June 14, 2016

Where the Poetry Is

We received a submission recently in which the writer, in his cover letter, remarked that he was from a town of 900 people, a town in America’s northwest. The writer wrote that one of the people he grew up with became a US senator, and another became a founding member of a well-known rock band. The other 898 people, he wrote, did not amount to much. (more…)

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June 10, 2016

Variations on a Submission from Romania

The submissions keep coming in. We hope you’ll keep them coming in. We’ll keep reading. It’s what we’re here for. To read. This is a partnership. You send, we read. So later on our readers can read.

A recent submitter from Romania wrote in the cover letter: “I can’t believe you actually pay people, but I guess that means established writers will submit to you and the chances of new writers winning a spot are infinitesimal, but oh well, let’s get on to it!” (more…)

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June 7, 2016

Today Marks Two Weeks

Today marks two weeks that LitMag has been open for submissions. And we’ve been receiving submissions. We’ve been reading, and reading. We love reading.

We’ve accepted a couple stellar pieces — and we’re ready for more.

If you’re compelled to write, if you’re a writer who thinks writing is a wondrous disease, submit. There’s no fee. We pay well.

Come shine with us.

Send us your best stuff. What we think of as your gems.

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