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Corvallis/Coastal Chapters Online: Submitting to Literary Journals

November 23, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Submitting to Literary Journals with Maren Bradley Anderson and Rachel Barton

WWotR-Corvallis and Coastal Chapters of Willamette Writers invite you to join them on Zoom on Monday, November 23 at 6:30 PM for this opportunity to find out more about submitting work to literary journals. Does submitting to a literary journal seem scary? It isn’t. Let two literary journal editors tell you the not-so-secret secrets to submitting to a journal. Maren Bradley Anderson, Editor-in-Chief of The Timberline Review, and Rachel Barton, Editor-in-Chief of the Williwaw Journal, will talk about the importance of reading submissions instructions, why familiarizing yourself with a journal’s body of work is a good idea, and how the inner workings of an all-volunteer journal affect your chances of being published. Learn how literary journals work from the inside. Discover how to learn what editors are looking for and, thereby, what types of things to send to each editor. And learn how to avoid common, instantly rejectable mistakes.

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About Authors:

Maren Bradley Anderson is a writer, teacher, and alpaca rancher in Oregon. She is the Editor-in-Chief of The Timberline Review, the Managing Editor of PURE Insights, and writes plays for kids and adults. Her writing has appeared in The Christian Science Monitor, Alpacas Magazine, Flyfishing and Tying Journal, and The Timberline Review. Her novels include Sparks, a paranormal romance, and Fuzzy Logic, an alpaca ranch romance. You can find her on her website at [http://www.marens.com], Facebook[(https://www.facebook.com/MarenBradleyAnderson], or Twitter and Instagram [@marenster].

Rachel Barton, poet, writing coach, and editor, has been published in print or online in Cloudbank, Hubbub, Oregon English Journal, VoiceCatcher, Plum Tree Tavern, and more. She has taught poetry workshops independently and at Linn-Benton Community College, the Northwest Poets Concord, Willamette Writers on the River, and the Oregon Poetry Association Conference. She is founding editor of Willawaw Journal [willawawjournal.com], an online journal for poetry and art, and is a member of the editorial collective for the woman’s journal, Calyx [www.calyxpress.org/product-category/journals/]. She also reads for Cloudbank Magazine and for the Timberline Review.  Barton’s  short stories have been published online and in print (BeZine, Kindred Journal, Blue Cubicle Press, Clackamas Literary Review). Her chapbooks, Out of the Woods, and  Happiness Comes are available on her website at  [rachelbartonwriter.com].


November 23, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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