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Through the Portal: Stories from a Hopeful Dystopia
Exile Publishing




Description
Send us your eco-fiction stories or prose poems––literary, magical, speculative, solarpunk, supernatural, slipstream, reimagined folk/fairy tales. We want eco-fiction that envisions imaginaries and relationships in a new or changing world. How do we walk through the portal to the other side? How will we address or overcome the legacy of the past: the negative actors and social constructs, environmental devastation, racism, exploitation, pathologies?


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Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
General
Literary
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Originals
Flash
0 to 1000 words
3 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 3500 words
3 cents/word



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

Market-Provided Data

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Market Response Data
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Count:
There are 40 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 48 | Average: 137.53 | Median: 136 | Max: 211
Responded:
75.00%
Accepted:
-
Rejected:
75.00% - avg 137 days (0.00% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
12.50%
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
12.50%
Withdrawn:
12.50%

Pending:
There are 1 pending responses. (364 min | 364 average | 364 median | 364 max days waiting)
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Listing added: 7 February 2023


Last officially checked: 1 June 2023


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