Pen Timely Essays For Poets & Writers


By Ji Hyun Park Comment

With 80 percent of its editorial content generated by freelancers, Poets & Writers deems itself “writer-friendly.”

Freelancers can pitch almost all of the mag’s sections on everything from long-form reflections on the writing process, to news and trends, to profiles of authors whose books are about to be published. But to break in, you must be timely.

Editor Kevin Larimer told, “We’re looking for a potential time peg. If you’re pitching a book that is coming out this month or even next month, you’re probably too late.”

Read more in How To Pitch: Poets & Writers.