How I Published In Defenestration

How I Published In Defenestration

By Agata Antonow My story was somewhat literary and also funny, and I realized pretty quickly that was something of a niche focus. As I had been working on writing and editing “The Family Company,” I had been thinking of submitting to Taddle Creek, which I had read...
How I Published In Riddle Fence

How I Published In Riddle Fence

By Laurel Parry “The Dingle Peninsula” is a braided essay about cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery, reminiscent of a bicycle ride around Ireland’s Dingle Peninsula. It was a story that I had to keep writing, and it just got more and more unwieldy. It was a...
How I published in Grain Magazine

How I published in Grain Magazine

By Traci Skuce This story’s publication journey began when I submitted it to the CBC Fiction contest. Then The Malahat Review and The Fiddlehead, then Grain. Grain has published several of my stories. So it’s really great, after being published for a while, to have...
How I published in Understorey Magazine

How I published in Understorey Magazine

by Astrid Egger In 2016, Understorey formed a partnership with the Alexa McDonough Institute for Women, Gender and Social Justice (AMI). (Sadly, Alexa McDonough passed away in January. The institute named after her is one of her many legacy projects.) Their...
How I Published In The Fiddlehead

How I Published In The Fiddlehead

By Tamara Jong I first wrote the creative nonfiction piece “Lessons” in a class taught by Ayelet Tsabari in 2014. I had just started writing nonfiction. I workshopped this story in class, then had it edited by Ayelet. So, I’ve been working on the story for...
How I published in Barren Magazine

How I published in Barren Magazine

By Lyndall Cain This piece was meant to be about publishing, but it’s ended up being more about rejection. Because you can’t really have the one without the other, at least not in my experience. I published Imaginary Mother, my first fiction piece to ever be...