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Narrative Magazine - Fiction (Poetry)



Description
Narrative regularly publishes fiction, poetry, and nonfiction, including stories, novels, novel excerpts, novellas, personal essays, humor, sketches, memoirs, literary biographies, commentary, reportage, interviews, and features of interest to readers who take pleasure in storytelling and imaginative prose. We look for quality and originality of language and content.


This market charges an unknown fee to submit.


Market Genres
Genres
General
Literary

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Originals
Flash
500 to 1000 words
25 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 2000 words
12 cents/word

Short Story
2000 to 3000 words
16 cents/word

Short Story
3000 to 4000 words
12 cents/word

Short Story
4000 to 5000 words
10 cents/word

Short Story
5000 to 6000 words
8 cents/word

Short Story
6000 to 7000 words
7 cents/word

Short Story
7000 to 7500 words
6 cents/word

Novelette
7500 to 8000 words
6 cents/word

Novelette
8000 to 10000 words
5 cents/word

Novelette
10000 to 12000 words
4 cents/word

Novelette
12000 to 15000 words
3 cents/word

Novella
15000 to 40000 words
Unknown

Novel
40000 words and up
Unknown



Market Submission Types
AI Submissions?: Unknown Policy
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 84 days

Market-Provided Data

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Market Response Data
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Count:
There are 31 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 36 | Average: 44.96 | Median: 36 | Max: 81
Responded:
100.00%
Accepted:
-
Rejected:
100.00% - avg 44 days (6.45% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
-

Pending:
There are 4 pending responses. (0 min | 32 average | 35 median | 61 max days waiting)
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Listing added: 11 January 2013


Last officially checked: 16 February 2024


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