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Reservoir Road Literary Review

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Stories that examine the truth in the bitterness, in the anti-heroes. Heavy stories full of grit and discomfort that shed sympathetic light on the questionable, the unfavorable. Stories that ask difficult questions, that provide difficult answers.

Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Sep 1, 2021 thru Sep 30, 2021 (Ends 12 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Nov 1, 2021 thru Nov 30, 2021 (Begins 43 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Jan 1, 2022 thru Jan 31, 2022 (Begins 104 days from now)

Market Genres

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words
Less than 1 cent/word

Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
Less than 1 cent/word

7500 to 10000 words
Less than 1 cent/word

Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes

Market Response Data
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There are 16 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 3 | Average: 15.46 | Median: 15 | Max: 36
6.25% - avg 36 days
87.50% - avg 14 days (14.28% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:

2 pending responses (12 min | 32 average | 32 median | 52 max days waiting)
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Listing added: 18 February 2021

Last officially checked: 1 June 2021

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