How to Submit Poetry or a Short Story to the New Yorker

A simple how-to guide to submitting poetry or a short story to the New Yorker.

Steps

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    Familiarize yourself with New Yorker Magazine.
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    Read the poems and short stories of the New Yorker to get a feel for the material in the magazine.
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    Review your poetry or short story to see if they are a good match for the New Yorker.
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    Edit your poetry or short story to the specifications of the magazine.
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    Locate the New Yorker's "Contact Us" page.
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    Fill out the form with all requested information.
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    Attach your poetry or short story to the submission form.
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    Click submit.

Tips

  • Enjoy the New Yorker while waiting for a response.
  • Be patient with a response.
  • Know your craft well.
  • Be optimistic about your results.
  • Keep trying if you're rejected.
  • Be as creative with your submissions as possible.

Warnings

  • Make sure your material has a copyright.
  • Submit only your personal poetry or short stories.

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