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Sunday, February 10, 2008

For Old Time's Sake

A classic. Smudges on the letterhead from tears no doubt. This was back when they used to enclose the first page of your manuscript with their tiny form rejection. If we've indeed jumped the shark, we can at at least always turn back time with a good old fashioned New Yorker rejection.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

How long in the waiting?

Latest consensus seems to be a 12-16 month backlog. But if all the stories are pre-arranged to begin with, why even take and wade thru all the thousands of submissions?