I am a literary consultant with extensive experience in assessing the interests of journal and press editors in the literary market. This monthly newsletter is another way to meet with you, and to teach you what I know: how to analyze the style and subject interests represented at literary journals so that you can decide whether you have any writing to submit.

I have taught this widely to creative writers, at Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Marin Poetry Center, Emerson College, The New School, Adirondack Center for Writing, Poets & Writers, Inc, and Hudson Valley Writers Center, among others. Writers I’ve worked with have published in About Place, AGNI, The Hudson Review, Kenyon Review, Molecule: A Tiny Lit Mag, Naugatuck River Review, One Art, Poetry, Right Hand Pointing, Streetlight, and others.

I am a published writer. I am also one of the poetry editors at The Westchester Review. I know that finding journals and choosing work can seem complicated, but there are some clear passages with easy decisions.

Each issue of What Where: Literary Journals costs $7/month or $70/year. Occasional posts will be free to all. Throughout the year, you will receive an assortment of possible publishers, and through them, suggestions in how to figure out editorial interests.


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Amy Holman gives writers her views on what literary journals publish


Amy Holman

Literary consultant, poet, writer. New poetry collection, Captive, forthcoming in October 2023 with Saddle Road Press.