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BluePrintReview
Duotrope statistics
Duotrope, the extensive online database for writers, has some intriguing statistics on e-zines, including a list of response times and acceptance quotas: the good, the bad and the ugly.

here the details for the BluePrintReview response rate:
acceptances: 21,2% (8.6 days average response time)
rejections: 54,5% (26.4 days average response time, personal response: 83,3% / unspecified: 16,7%)

web link: Duotrope

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new issue online:
journaling the apocalypse
"If humanity and the earth survive the next 100 years, people will wonder: how could we have lived like this? How could we have borne the knowledge that we were bringing disaster upon ourselves and still continued to consume? What was it like to live through a slow-motion cataclysm?"
magazine link: qarrtsiluni

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call for submissions:
Diners, Dives & Michelin Stars - The Food Issue
"Interpret our themes literally or loosely, as you wish. Our tastes are eclectic. We like fresh, vivid language, and we like stories and poems that are actually about something that acknowledge a world beyond the writer's own psyche."
deadline: Jan 10, 2009
link: Tattoo Highway Guidelines

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a link collection:
5 under 35
five writers have been selected for the National Book Award: Matthew Eck, Nam Le, Keith Gessen, Sana Krasikov and Fiona Maazel. here a linked online tour through author interviews, book reviews and more
blog link: 5 under 35

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new issue online:
eclectica October/November 2008
Bootcamp flash fiction is back, along with poet Susan Slaviero and all the great fiction, nonfiction, travel, interviews, reviews, and poetry a body can stand.
issue link: eclectica Oct/Nov

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call for submissions:
Searching Through the Blog Fog
"Creative Nonfiction is seeking narrative blog posts to reprint in The Best Creative Nonfiction, Volume 3.We're looking for: Vibrant new voices with interesting, true stories to tell. Narrative, narrative, narrative. Posts that can stand alone. Something from your own blog, from a friend's blog, from a stranger's blog."

2000 words max, from 2008, deadline: Oct 31, 2008
link: Brevity's Crative Nonfiction Blog

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new issue online:
Foliate Oak
Taxi Cab Prose, Android Poetry,
Civilization artwork, and much more
issue link: Foliate Oak

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call for submissions:
Horizontal vs. Vertical
"The editors of Switchback are now accepting submissions for our ninth issue. The theme is Horizontal vs. Vertical. Poetry and prose submissions are not required to address the theme. We continue to seek work from writers in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, writing on any topic imaginable."
deadline: Oct 31, 2008
link: Switchback

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BluePrintReview - issue 18 - Origin & End

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