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Note: wait 21 days between submissions.
We welcome speculative poetry, three to five poems that reflect an active engagement with science or poems that delve into the worlds of fantasy, horror, etc. Our editor is a free verse kind of reader, but excellent form and narrative poems are appreciated.
AI Submissions?: Not Allowed
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Translations: Original Language and Translations
Estimated Response: 90 days
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This statistical information is an aggregation of submission data provided by our members. The more data we have the more accurate our
numbers will be so please be sure to log all of your submissions here and not just your rejections or acceptances.
There are 64 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 0 | Average: 28.96 | Median: 9 | Max: 346
6.25% - avg 86 days
89.06% - avg 24 days(10.52% of rejections are personal)