Two years ago I set out to become a reading, researching, writing, submitting member of the literary journal community. Armed with dozens of advisory statements that even a good writer should expect to submit scores of pieces before any were accepted, I determined to stick with it until a real-live print journal (not associated with me in any way, like my college’s literary annual) printed one of my poems.

The goal was reached with the Winter 2015 edition of Hotel Amerika.

So… What now…?