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Augur - Fiction (Go to Poetry)



Description
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We’re looking for dream-touched realism, slipstream, fabulism, magical realism (note: educate yourself before you claim this term) and, for lack of a better descriptor, “literary” speculative fiction. Our perfect submission defies categorization—pieces that could be “too speculative” for CanLit magazines or “not speculative enough” for speculative magazines.

That said, we’re no strangers to rich realism, high fantasy, and science fiction, so if you think you match our tone, give us a try. We recommend checking out our preview issue, free online, or grabbing an issue, to see what we’ve published before.


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Market Genres
Genres
Fantasy
General
Literary
Science Fiction

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

Short Story
1000 to 5000 words
8 cents/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Multiple Submissions?: Yes
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes
Reprints/Originals?: Originals Only
Translations: Original Language and Translations
Estimated Response: 60 days

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.


Count:
There are 494 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
Min: 0 | Average: 33.17 | Median: 27 | Max: 188
Responded:
97.77%
Accepted:
0.80% - avg 137 days
Rejected:
96.96% - avg 32 days (7.93% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
-
Dead Letters:
0.40%
Lost/Returned:
0.20%
Never Responded:
0.20%
Withdrawn:
1.82%

Pending:
There are 199 pending responses. (7 min | 18 average | 19 median | 38 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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Listing added: 11 April 2017


Last officially checked: 6 July 2022


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