Lena Valencia

Lena Valencia

Managing Editor | One Story

Lena Valencia is the managing editor of One Story. She has held positions at A Public Space and BOMB magazine, and for three years she hosted the HiFi Reading Series in Manhattan. Her writing has appeared in Joyland, BOMB, the Masters Review, and elsewhere. She received her MFA in fiction from the New School. You can find her on Twitter at @lenavee.

The Art of Editing Short Stories: Literary Magazine Editors Reveal How They Help Writers Hone Short, Powerful Prose

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Editors see potential. They can read a short story and envision how it might, with a few rounds of edits, transform from good to great. Discover how editors identify that potential. Then, walk through the editorial process, from the moment a story is accepted to the point that it’s ready for publication. These editors will […]

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