How I Published In The Masters Review

How I Published In The Masters Review

By Sherine Elbanhawy I have been subscribed to The Masters Review for years, and I love the work they publish. They were my first choice for “Night Stencils.” All summer, I kept revising the story up until the deadline. I couldn’t believe it when I got short-listed;...
How I Published In Five on the Fifth

How I Published In Five on the Fifth

By Candace Webb “The Swimming Hole” was at least four years old when I started submitting it. It started as a flash fiction piece centred on a setting I loved, the covered bridge in Wakefield, Quebec. After between 10 and 20 revisions and two or three rounds of...
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...