I had submitted my writing to various publications for close to a decade before launching my own literary magazine— Mothers Always Write. While I was successful in publishing my poetry and essays, that success has increased significantly since I’ve founded and edited MAW. I’ve learned some interesting things about the review and publications process just from being on the other side of the desk, and these ideas apply whether you’re seeking to publish in literary journals, magazines, or blogs. Here are a few ideas that might help you: 1) There’s no need to be formal, just professional. Maybe it’s the former … Read More
Julianne Palumbo’s poems, short stories and essays have been published in Literary Mama, Ibettson Street Press, YARN, The MacGuffin, The Listening Eye, Kindred Magazine, Poetry East, Mamalode, and others. She is the author of Into Your Light (Flutter Press, 2013), and Announcing the Thaw (Finishing Line Press, 2014), poetry chapbooks about raising teenagers. Julianne was nominated for a Pushcart Prize for her YA poem, “Stuffing Bears.” She is the Founder/Editor of Mothers Always Write, an online literary magazine for mothers by mother writers.