Word Riot received 3,415 submissions in the first half of 2013. Of those, 110 pieces were accepted–3.22% of subs. Prose represented 71.9% of submissions and poetry 25.45%. The poetry acceptance rate was 5.64%. Prose acceptance rates were as follows: flash fiction, 4.01%; creative nonfiction, 5.26%; novel excerpts, 1.52%; experimental, 3.66%; and short stories, 1.64%.

 

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