Hey there! Welcome to A Young Writer’s Guide to Publishing. So you’re a young writer (presumably). Maybe you have a collection of poetry or a powerful piece of flash fiction or literally anything in between. What are your next steps? What publishing opportunities are available to you? From the outside looking in, the world of… Continue reading Welcome!

Interview with Carly Joy Miller

Carly Joy Miller is the author of Ceremonial (Orison Books, 2018), selected by Carl Phillips as the winner of the 2017 Orison Prize for Poetry, and the chapbook Like a Beast (Anhinga Press, 2017), winner of the 2016 Rick Campbell Prize. Her work has appeared in The Adroit Journal, Blackbird, Boston Review, Gulf Coast, West… Continue reading Interview with Carly Joy Miller

Self-Publishing Using Lulu.com: Our Experience

*This isn’t sponsored or anything; we just used Lulu.com to self-publish and wanted to share our experience with you guys!* First, a bit of context. Grace and I started this blog as part of something called a Senior Project in the last months of our time in high school. Our project had two parts: one,… Continue reading Self-Publishing Using Lulu.com: Our Experience

Interview with Jasmine Cui

Jasmine Cui is 18 years old and is majoring in Political Science, Economics, and Violin Performance at SUNY Geneseo. She aspires to be like her parents who are first-generation Americans that fought an extraordinary battle for their place in this country. Jasmine found the courage to pursue writing when she was 17. She is the… Continue reading Interview with Jasmine Cui

Tips on Traditional Publishing with Liz Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor is Literary Editor at Large for the Chicago Tribune, Co-Founder of the National Book Review, and Past President (now on the Board of Directors) of the National Book Critics Circle. She has served on four Pulitzer Prize committees. With Adam Cohen, she is co-author of “American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley, His Battle… Continue reading Tips on Traditional Publishing with Liz Taylor

Interview with Olivia Alger

Olivia Alger spent three years as a creative writing major at Interlochen Arts Academy. She’s from the Chicago area, but has lived in Wisconsin and Minnesota, as well. She has received two Gold Keys, six Silver Keys, one Honorable Mention, and an American Voices nomination from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Her work has… Continue reading Interview with Olivia Alger