Navigating the Submission Process for Short Stories & Poetry

Learn submission strategies from an expert.

Writing Workshop - Navigating the Literary Submissions Process

Figuring out how to navigate the submission process for short stories and poetry can feel daunting and confusing. Join Nicole online for a live online workshop where Nicole will interview Resa Alboher, one of the current and founding editors of The St. Petersburg Review, about the ins-and-outs of researching and submitting short stories and poetry for publication in print and online literary magazines.

Navigating the Submission Process: Topics We Will Cover

  • How to research potential publishers
  • Where to submit your work
  • How to submit your work
  • How you know when your work is ready for submission
  • The role of cover letters
  • Simultaneous submissions
  • Resubmitting after rejection

How to attend Navigating the Submission Process:

This workshop – Navigating the Submission Process – will take place via Zoom live video conference, so you can participate from anywhere. We will be able to see and hear you (although you can mute both your audio and video if you wish) and you will be able to see us. How it works:

  • When you register, you will receive a link.
  • You DO NOT have to download the app or sign up for Zoom in advance.
  • At the workshop start time, click on the link.
  • Zoom will download to your device.
  • Pay attention to any popups as they will ask you about your audio and video choices.
  • Read more about how to join a meeting.

Computer Requirements:

Read Zoom requirements here, but here is a less-technical summary:

  • Join from any computer, tablet, or phone, but if you use your phone, you will have limited functionality.
  • Use your earbuds or a headset with a microphone.
  • Try to be in a quiet location, not a coffee shop, if you can help it.
  • Your device must have a microphone and a camera, and if you don’t have it, you can dial in via phone.
  • Have high-speed internet access.
  • Sit near your wifi.
  • Sit in a well-lit location so you don’t look like a stalker.

If you are interested in receiving critique, please check out our Private Coaching.

Skill Level: Anyone over the age of 18
Class Size: Limited to 50 participants
Requirements: See above.
Location: Online via Zoom. See above for details.
Important Terms & Conditions: This workshop qualifies you for the returning member discount.
Read our full refund policy here.

Event Phone: (323) 201-1601

Join Nicole online while she interviews Resa Alboher, one of the current and founding editors of The St. Petersburg Review, about the ins-and-outs of researching and submitting short stories and poetry for publication in print and online literary magazines. More Info

Event Contact

  • Nicole Criona
    Nicole Criona is the owner of Los Angeles Writers Group and specializes in helping writers finish the first draft of their fiction and nonfiction book or screenplay. She has been running writing workshops since 2003 and has helped more than 35 clients complete drafts of fiction and nonfiction books.

Workshop Leader

  • Nicole Criona
    Nicole Criona is the owner of Los Angeles Writers Group and specializes in helping writers finish the first draft of their fiction and nonfiction book or screenplay. She has been running writing workshops since 2003 and has helped more than 35 clients complete drafts of fiction and nonfiction books.

  • Resa Alboher
    Resa Alboher is one of the founding editors of St. Petersburg Review. She is also a Springhouse Journal editorial board member, a scout for the Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency, and a book coach/manuscript consultant.

Details Price Qty
Monday 10/21, 6:00pm – 8:00pm $45.00 (USD)