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Recent Responses from Publishers to Fiction Submissions

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Over 19,500 responses from all publishers have been reported to us in the past 30 days by Duotrope subscribers. Here is a small sampling of the complete list:

1. 65-day form rejection from The Drabblecast on June 14.
2. 17-day form rejection from Carmen et Error [The Braag] on June 14.
3. 17-day form rejection from Carmen et Error [The Braag] on June 14.
4. 9-day rejection from The Ekphrastic Review Writing Challenge [The Ekphrastic Review] on June 14.
5. 52-day personal rejection from The Fifth Di... [Hiraeth Books] on June 14.
6. 30-day form rejection from Defenestration: A Literary Magazine Dedicated to Humor on June 14.
7. 7-day personal rejection from Bright Flash Literary Review on June 14.
8. 83-day form rejection from Granta: The Magazine of New Writing on June 14.
9. 83-day form rejection from Granta: The Magazine of New Writing on June 14.
10. 5-day personal rejection from Milk Candy Review on June 14.
11. 15-day rejection from Fleeting Words Tanka Contest [United Haiku and Tanka Society] on June 14.
12. 15-day rejection from Fleeting Words Tanka Contest [United Haiku and Tanka Society] on June 14.
13. 15-day rejection from Fleeting Words Tanka Contest [United Haiku and Tanka Society] on June 14.
14. 15-day rejection from Fleeting Words Tanka Contest [United Haiku and Tanka Society] on June 14.
15. 15-day rejection from Fleeting Words Tanka Contest [United Haiku and Tanka Society] on June 14.
16. 15-day rejection from Fleeting Words Tanka Contest [United Haiku and Tanka Society] on June 14.
17. 1-day acceptance from Pithead Chapel: an online literary journal on June 13. Congratulations!
18. 135-day rejection from American Short Fiction on June 13.
19. 135-day rejection (long/shortlisted) from American Short Fiction on June 13.
20. 14-day rejection from Fractured Lit on June 13.
21. 14-day rejection from Fractured Lit on June 13.
22. 3-day form rejection from Clarkesworld Magazine [Wyrm Publishing] on June 13.
23. 43-day rejection from Carmen et Error [The Braag] on June 13.
24. 43-day rejection from Carmen et Error [The Braag] on June 13.

Note: This list is compiled every five minutes. Last compiled: 14 June 2024 8:20 AM UTC (less than a second ago).
* To have their names announced with their acceptances, members must have the "Brag box" checked in their user profiles, the acceptance must have been received and reported within the past days, and the member must be have an active or trial subscription.