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Forge Literary Magazine



Description
Note: remove identifying information from manuscript for anonymous judging.

Note: do not submit more than one piece per month.
Note: if your work is accepted, wait six months after publication to submit again.

We are open to all genres as long as the story has literary merit.


This market charges fees to submit.


Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Jan 1, 2024 thru Aug 31, 2024 (Ends 188 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Oct 1, 2024 thru Nov 30, 2024 (Begins 218 days from now)

Market Genres
Genres
General

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Originals
Flash
0 to 1000 words
7 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 2000 words
3 cents/word

Short Story
2000 to 3000 words
2 cents/word

Short Story
3000 to 5000 words
1 cent/word



Market Submission Types
AI Submissions?: Not Allowed
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 120 days

Market-Provided Data

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Market Response Data
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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.


Count:
There are 85 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 2 | Average: 34.00 | Median: 10 | Max: 1558
Responded:
97.64%
Accepted:
3.52% - avg 62 days
Rejected:
92.94% - avg 33 days (13.92% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
1.17%
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
2.35%

Pending:
There are 4 pending responses. (17 min | 29 average | 23 median | 51 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: 5 January 2016


Last officially checked: 17 January 2024


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