Bourbon Penn is a print and online magazine featuring stories of imagination and the odd. FICTION: We are looking for highly imaginative stories with a healthy dose of the odd. Odd characters, odd experiences, odd realities. We want character. For us, stories live and die by their characters. We’re looking for fully drawn characters who surprise us with their honesty, complexity, and contradictions. We want mysterious. We’re looking for stories that grab the reader, make them ask, “what the hell is going on?” and then deliver on the tease. We want ideas and we want action. We love exploring big, philosophical ideas, but we revel in suspenseful plotting. If you’re adept at blending these elements, we can't wait to read your work. We want fresh voices and exciting prose. We want to be surprised. We want to be inspired. We want to find stories that we can’t wait to publish, promote, and evangelize.
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No
Reprints/Originals?: Originals Only
Translations: Original Language Only
Estimated Response: 90 days
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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 354 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 9 | Average: 47.76 | Median: 46 | Max: 113
1.12% - avg 58 days
98.30% - avg 47 days(4.88% of rejections are personal)
There are 43 pending responses.
(0 min | 25 average | 19 median | 135 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.