Tracy O’Neill

Tracy O’Neill

Editor-in-Chief | Epiphany, Author | The Hopeful

Tracy O’Neill is the author of the forthcoming novel Quotients and The Hopeful, one of Electric Literature’s Best Novels of 2015. She has been named a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree and was awarded the Center for Fiction’s Emerging Writers Fellowship. Her writing has appeared in Granta, Rolling Stone, the Atlantic, the New Yorker, LitHub, BOMB, Narrative, Guernica, Bookforum, Electric Literature, Grantland, Vice, the Guardian, VQR, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Catapult. She currently teaches at the City College of New York and is the editor-in-chief of the literary journal Epiphany.

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 […]