Arsenika - Fiction (Go to Poetry)

Arsenika is a quarterly journal of speculative poetry and flash fiction. Edited by S. Qiouyi Lu, Arsenika looks for gorgeous, emotional writing: poetry that shimmers with multiple layers of meaning, prose that explores and interrogates. From hard science fiction to the lightest of magical realism, Arsenika is not bound by genre, though we do prefer the speculative.

Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - Aug 1, 2018 thru Sep 15, 2018 (Ends 32 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Nov 1, 2018 thru Dec 15, 2018 (Begins 78 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Feb 1, 2019 thru Mar 15, 2019 (Begins 170 days from now)
  • Submission Window - May 1, 2019 thru Jun 15, 2019 (Begins 259 days from now)

Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words
6 cents/word

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

Market Response Data
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There are 157 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
1 min | 118.70 mean avg | 103 median | 218 max days
2.54% - avg 170 days
93.63% - avg 117 days (19.72% of rejections are personal)
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Never Responded:
47 pending responses (1 min | 80 mean avg | 71 median | 600 max days waiting)
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