Party Girl

A worst case scenario for what happens to your literary mag submission

Monica D Drake
Nov 13, 2019 · 9 min read
Illustration by Carmen Johns

I submitted a story to a well known lit mag, where I knew a few of the editors personally. I’d been to parties associated with the magazine, and supported their workshop in its first year by writing about it at length in the local paper. It was a magazine where I was, to some extent, known, as a writer and a person. One of the…