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Speculative. Absurd. Odd. Always looking for new fiction.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1-3 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    38 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    1.1%*
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Pays$0.03 per word

Find more details in the Genres section

FeeNo

  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 7500 words max

Max words: 2000

Max words: 7500

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Absurdist, Experimental, Magical Realism, Speculative

Payment: $ 0.03 per word

We’re looking for genre / speculative stories and are quite partial to slipstream, cross-genre, magic realism, absurdist, and the surreal.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Moksha

  • Cover letter

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Submissions should follow the Shunn Modern Manuscript Format (mailing address and phone number are not necessary as part of your manuscript) and be uploaded as a .doc, docx, or .rtf file.

  • Author's rights

    Use of the author’s work by Bourbon Penn entails the assignment of first world English rights, for publication in the English language anywhere in the world. Bourbon Penn may use the author’s work only in the above-mentioned publication—paperback, web, and electronic editions—and re-printings of it.

  • Additional info

    We are looking for highly imaginative stories with a healthy dose of the odd. Odd characters, odd experiences, odd realities. Payment: 3¢ / word. We do not accept simultaneous or multiple submissions.

Tracker statistics

497

Total submissions tracked

38 days

Average response time

1.1%

Average acceptance rate

11 days

Fastest response time

123 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 316 days, 240 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

1.12%

12-month average acceptance rate

37 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

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About

We are looking for highly imaginative stories with a healthy dose of the odd. Odd characters, odd experiences, odd realities. We’re looking for genre / speculative stories and are quite partial to slipstream, cross-genre, magic realism, absurdist, and the surreal.

Founded

2010

Country

US

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    Erik Secker

    Editor-in-Chief

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    J. Scott Wilson

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