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Arkana - Fiction (Go to Poetry)

We’re looking for polished fiction of any form. Speak in voices no one has heard. Give us lies so well told they turn into truth.

As a journal of mysteries and marginalized voices, we’re looking for quality writing that is thought-provoking and literary. We are especially interested in work that explores the identities and experiences of those listed below:

People and writers of color, including but not limited to African Americans, Asian Americans, Indian Americans, Latinx and Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Middle Easterners, and Pacific Islanders.
Translated work and work by writers who do not live in the United States.
Neurodivergent writers.
Women and women writers.
Inhabitants of and writers from the Delta.
Work about disability or by disabled writers.
Work by writers fifty years old or older.
The resource poor, whether urban or rural.
Those who have experienced or been impacted by incarceration.
Work about the nonhuman, or work that challenges anthropocentrism.
Work in genres not often featured in literary journals, such as hybrid pieces, illustrated narratives, and short scripts (10 to 20 pages) for the stage or screen.

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Market Genres, Styles & Subjects

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words

Short Story
1000 to 4000 words

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

Market Response Data
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There are 12 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
36 min | 66.25 mean avg | 61 median | 106 max days
33.33% - avg 66 days (0.00% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:
1 pending responses (50 min | 50 mean avg | 50 median | 50 max days waiting)
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