Canadian Libraries Database

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Despite the wide computerization of library catalogs, librarians tend to still be paper-based. They worry about email spam and viruses, so employ sophisticated systems that will quickly filter out messages from anyone they don’t know. For this reason attempts to reach libraries via email is futile. Instead, use postal mail, perhaps combining your efforts in a co-op mailing with other authors.

35 Literary Magazines with One Week Response Time

By Sandeep Kumar Mishra

This is a list of 35 literary magazines/journals that have a response time of less than a week to the submissions. These are based on my own experience as a writer. One or more magazine may take some extra days, depending on the time of the year.

Things change quickly in publishing. As always, check the guidelines, investigate, and realize response times may vary.

Scarymommy.com
Submission Deadlines: No
Payment: None
Submission Fee: None
Genres: Relatable and general humor material, lists, and short essays (under 900 words)

Threepenny Review
Submission Deadlines: No
Payment: $400 per story or article, $200 per poem
Submission Fee: None
Genres: Poetry, flash fiction, non-fiction, hybrids, reviews and artwork

Kelsaybooks.com
Submission Deadlines: No
Payment: None
Submission Fee: $20
Genres: Poetry Continue reading

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