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Editors Are People, Too: Five Things to Consider Before Complaining

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The Worcester Review, the annual literary journal where I am managing editor, has just reopened for submissions. Our editors look forward to reading the works we receive, but there is one thing we don’t look forward to: Angry emails from submitters.

Thankfully, we don’t get too many of those, but after a challenging exchange with one poet this weekend, I feel that a glimpse into the glamorous life of a journal editor might help writers understand why journals do things the way they do. Here are five things you may not know about journal editors:

June 29, 2016 | Diane Mulligan

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