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On Spec - Poetry (Go to Fiction)

We like to pride ourselves in searching out the most interesting and innovative works of fiction and poetry in the genre. So what do we want?

Speculative writing of all kinds, but nothing derivative. Try to avoid what you think are trends, because by the time we’d publish them, they won’t be. Remember, you are a trendsetter, not a trend follower.

Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission window - Nov 15, 2023 thru Dec 14, 2023 (Ends 15 days from now)

Market Genres
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
4 to 100 lines

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

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.

There are 23 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 31 | Average: 99.91 | Median: 91 | Max: 165
21.73% - avg 68 days
78.26% - avg 108 days (61.11% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:

There are 25 pending responses. (0 min | 9 average | 9 median | 14 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 May 2017

Last officially checked: 27 November 2023

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