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The New Angst

Today, Oyez Review 41 reader/forthcoming fall intern Brendan Delaney explores common tropes in submissions and how to make one’s polished work stand out. Brendan will have another post here next week; stay tuned. A staggering number of submissions use technology … Continue reading

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Finding Your Audience as a Minority Writer

In today’s post, Oyez Review 41 reader/editor N’Kyenge Ayanna Brown examines the issues and realities of being a minority artist. When submissions for Oyez Review 42 open this August, we want submissions from everyone! We want to see creative writing … Continue reading

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Journey to Genre (Part Two)

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be featuring blog posts by current and former Oyez Review student editors. Today’s post is the second of a two-part entry by Ryan Michael Johnson. As we transition from celebrating Issue 41 to opening submissions for … Continue reading

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Journey to Genre (Part One)

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be featuring blog posts by current and former Oyez Review student editors. Today’s post is the first of a two-part entry by Ryan Michael Johnson. As we transition from celebrating Issue 41 to opening submissions … Continue reading

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From Folios and Signatures to ePubs and Mobis: Creating the Oyez Review eBook, Part 2

We recently discussed the motivation behind creating the Oyez Review eBook, but the story and method behind the effort definitely warrants an entry all of its own. As with any technology, a lot of people believe that the work behind … Continue reading

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Submission Season Bonus Round: Handling an Editor’s Decision

You’ve written, you’ve examined the marketplace, you’ve formatted your manuscript, and you’ve submitted with a great cover letter. Time goes by. Months, perhaps even close to a year. Suddenly an email shows up in your inbox or a self-addressed, stamped … Continue reading

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Preparing for Submission Season, Part III: Cover Letters and Bios

So you’ve written a great story or poem and you’re ready to send it out into the world for publication. Great! We’ve spent the last two entries talking about how to format your submission and general pointers at playing the … Continue reading

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Preparing for Submission Season: Part One

It’s almost here! Submission season is that magical time of year when literary journals (especially those tied to a university) start reading and accepting work for their upcoming issues. With July ticking on into August, it’s not a bad idea … Continue reading

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