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Submitting to Anthologies

Marlaina Cockcroft Submitting to Anthologies

Submitting to Anthologies

By Marlaina Cockcroft As one of the writers whose work was accepted in the next anthology from Improbable Press (which makes me quite happy!), I’d like to share some thoughts on submitting to anthologies. Here’s how I see anthology calls for submissions: They’re cool writing prompts that could lead to publication. Sometimes this works out, sometimes it doesn’t. The story I submitted to “Strange Fire: Jewish Voices from the Pandemic” got accepted (and the anthology is out this month!). Stories I’ve written for consideration in other anthologies have gotten rejected, and I’ve been researching magazines/other publications to send them (some...

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