The Bookends Review

Basically, we’re looking for good writing. Sounds simple enough, right? We believe that writing doesn’t have to fit into one specific style or genre; therefore, the only broad requirement is that we fell something for your work. If it makes us cry, wonderful! If it makes us laugh, also wonderful! If it makes us scratch our heads and wonder why you submitted it, well, we have a problem. In terms of objectionable material (to use a euphemism), all we ask is that your content is justified. Artistic merit means open interpretation and free expression, so if you feel that the language/situations/imagery/etc is warranted and essential, go for it! Just don’t put anything in there for shock value.

Market Submission Schedule
  • Submission Window - May 1, 2018 thru Aug 31, 2018 (Ends 40 days from now)
  • Submission Window - Dec 1, 2018 thru Jan 31, 2019 (Begins 131 days from now)

Market Genres, Styles & Subjects

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 1000 words

Short Story
1000 to 2000 words

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

Market Response Data
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numbers will be so please be sure to log all of your submissions here and not just your rejections or acceptances.

There are 4 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
7 min | 9.50 mean avg | 10 median | 11 max days
100.00% - avg 9 days (0.00% of rejections are personal)
Dead Letters:
Never Responded:
1 pending responses (28 min | 28 mean avg | 28 median | 28 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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