The Time Is Now: How (and Why) to Launch a Literary Magazine, Sponsored by CLMP

Terrace Suite II, Summit Building, Seattle Convention Center, Level 4
Thursday, March 9, 2023
12:10 pm to 1:25 pm


CLMP’s Firecracker Award winners and finalists in the Best Debut Magazine category share the ins and outs of launching a magazine, building a readership, and developing strategies for success and sustainability.

Outline & Supplemental Documents

Event Outline: Event_Outline__The_Time_Is_Now__How_(and_Why)_to_Launch_a_Literary_Magazine_(1).pdf



Montana Agte-Studier is the director of membership and NYSCA NYTAP at CLMP. Montana holds a BFA in jazz flute and a BA in literature/arts in context from The New School University. She lives in New York City, is associate publisher at The Mantle, and is currently working on a novel.

NaBeela Washington

Adriana E. Ramírez is a Mexican-Colombian writer, essayist, critic, and poet based in Pittsburgh. She won the inaugural PEN/Fusion Emerging Writers Prize (2015) for her novella-length work of nonfiction, Dead Boys (Little A, 2016). Her full-length work of nonfiction, The Violence, is forthcoming.

Nina Lohman


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