Boston Review



From Junot Díaz, fiction editor: “I’m looking for fiction that resembles the Thirty-Mile Woman from Toni Morrison’s Beloved: ‘She is a friend of my mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order.’ Or as Takashi Murakami puts it: ‘We want to see the newest things. That is because we want to see the future, even if only momentarily. It is the moment in which, even if we don’t completely understand what we have glimpsed, we are nonetheless touched by it. This is what we have come to call art.’ I’m looking for fiction in which a heart struggles against itself, in which the messy unmanageable complexity of the world is revealed. Sentences that are so sharp they cut the eye.”


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Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Genres
General

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Flash
0 to 1000 words
Non-Paying

Short Story
1000 to 5000 words
Non-Paying


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

Market Response Data
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Accuracy:
There are 8 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
40 min | 117.25 mean avg | 107 median | 244 max days
Responded:
100.00%
Accepted:
-
Rejected:
100.00% (12.50% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
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Withdrawn:
-
Pending:
0 pending responses (0 min | 0 mean avg | 0 median | 0 max days waiting)
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