357: Literary Editing and Publishing
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Guidelines and Bios Assignment
submission guidelines and editor bios for your marketing materials and
website. You can refer to any of the literary journals listed in NewPages for
Your guidelines need to be clear and precise. Include the following
A brief description of your journal and what you are looking to publish
Requirements for each genre—include lengths and descriptions
How and where to submit manuscripts
Standard reading time
Bios: This is
a way to introduce your editorial staff to your readers.
length of bios varies between literary journals, but I suggest
your length ahead of time in order to make the bios uniform. Each
consider combining a narrative that is both professional and personal.
is to establish credibility as well as make a connection to your
should plan a time to distribute bios among the editorial group for
After proofing, each editor should submit the final draft of his or her
with a digital self-portrait to the journal’s web editor.
Due date: You
should have a
draft of your submission guidelines and editor bios by the time of your
Monday, October 1st.
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