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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40 min | 130.33 mean avg | 107 median | 244 max days
100.00% - avg 130 days(0.00% of rejections are personal)
2 pending responses (7 min | 65 mean avg | 65 median | 123 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.