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  • Seminar
  • Online: Zoom
  • Adult (18+)

Get Published: Finding a Home for Your Prose

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  • $80.00 Non-Member
  • $70.00 Member

Class Description

You've done the hard work, sculpting draft after draft of a literary story or essay so that it's ready for the reading public. Congratulations! But what now? With over 600 literary magazines in print and hundreds more online, how can you find the journal that's a perfect match for your work? In this class, instructor Jenn Scheck-Kahn, founder of Journal of the Month ( and Tell It Slant (, will introduce you to the world of literary magazines, demystify their operations and goals, help you develop practical strategies for getting your work into them, and send you home with invaluable submissions resources. Bring a polished story or essay to class (no more than 20 pages), and within two weeks, Jenn will recommend four literary magazines that publish like-minded prose.

Part of GrubStreet's "Get Published" series, dedicated to helping writers navigate the publishing world. For more on this series' offerings, click here.

Scholarships Format/Location

Thanks to the excellent literary citizenship of our donors, scholarships are available for all GrubStreet classes. To apply, click the gray "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your application at least one week before the start date of a class. Please await our scholarship committee's decision before registering for the class. We cannot hold spots in classes, so the sooner you apply, the better. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

For more detailed information about GrubStreet scholarships, including how to contribute to scholarship funds for other students, click here.

This class will take place using Zoom videoconferencing. Please visit the Resources tab to access the video-conference link.

Zoom Participation:

Students are not required to turn their camera on, but are encouraged to participate any way they feel comfortable through functions such as the live chat, emoji reactions, and unmuting the microphone. Learn more about using Zoom here.

Zoom Accessibility:

We ask that instructors enable closed captioning and send a transcript of the session after class. You can also enable closed captioning at any time during the meeting. If your instructor forgets to send the transcript, just send ’em an email!