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Our response time currently averages about one month, but that's only an
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update: 16 June 2006.)
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--Karen, Susan, and Jed
Karen Meisner, Susan Marie Groppi, and Jed Hartman
Fiction Editors, Strange Horizons
Submission guidelines: http://www.strangehorizons.com/guidelines/fiction.shtml