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FIYAH - Fiction (Go to Poetry)



Description
Limited Demographic: writers from the African diaspora

We are looking for brave works of speculative short fiction by authors from the African diaspora that reject regressive ideas of blackness, respectability politics, and stereotype. Please submit your bravest, blackest, most difficult to sell stories to us. We want to read them.


Market Submission Schedule
  • "Carnival" Theme - Feb 1, 2023 thru Mar 31, 2023 (Ends 57 days from now)
  • "Belonging" Theme (in collaboration with the Othering and Belonging Institute (OBI) at UC Berkeley) - Jun 1, 2023 thru Jul 31, 2023 (Begins 118 days from now)

Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Originals
Short Story
2000 to 7500 words
8 cents/word

Novelette
7500 to 15000 words
8 cents/word



Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 30 days

Market-Provided Data

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Market Response Data
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numbers will be so please be sure to log all of your submissions here and not just your rejections or acceptances.


Count:
There are 24 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 20 | Average: 50.91 | Median: 48 | Max: 99
Responded:
100.00%
Accepted:
12.50% - avg 63 days
Rejected:
83.33% - avg 46 days (100.00% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
4.16%
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
-

Pending:
There are 8 pending responses. (32 min | 54 average | 42 median | 110 max days waiting)
Note: pending statistics may skew high if some users neglect their data.
We recommend querying after the time the market suggests to query.


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Listing added: 1 September 2016


Last officially checked: 10 September 2022


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