Futures is a venue for very short stories or ‘vignettes’ of between 850 and 950 words. The subject is typically near-future, hard SF, although this can be interpreted liberally. In short, what Futures is looking for is originality.
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Reprints/Originals?: Originals Only
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 40 days
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 94 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 13 | Average: 99.05 | Median: 84 | Max: 589
26.59% - avg 109 days
72.34% - avg 95 days(23.52% of rejections are personal)
There are 28 pending responses.
(1 min | 68 average | 61 median | 165 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.