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Ploughshares - Fiction (Go to Poetry)

Ploughshares has published quality literature since 1971.

This market charges fees to submit.

Market Submission Schedule
  • Submissions Window - Jun 1, 2020 thru Jan 15, 2021 (Ends 42 days from now)

Market Genres

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

Short Story
1000 to 7500 words
18 cents/word

Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: Yes
Reprints?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Estimated Response: 150 days

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 30 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
6 min | 31.73 mean avg | 23 median | 166 max days
3.33% - avg 166 days
96.66% - avg 27 days (0.00% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:

3 pending responses (31 min | 63 mean avg | 63 median | 95 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: 14 December 2012

Last officially checked: 7 June 2020

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