Booth

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Booth publishes one piece or author every Friday.

In addition, Booth publishes two print issues a year, usually in winter and summer.

Poetry Rejections

Standard

Thank you for submitting to Booth. We appreciate the chance to read your work. After careful consideration, the editorial staff has decided that this is not right for us.

We wish you a productive and kind season.

2017

Dear [Name],

Thank you for considering Booth, and for your patience with the review process. After discussion, we do not feel that Booth is a good fit for your work. Best of luck with your writing and with placing your work elsewhere.

Sincerely, [Name]

2019

Dear first-name,

Thank you for your recent submission to Booth. We appreciate the chance to read your work. After careful consideration, however, we do not think Booth is the home for your current material.

We wish you the best of luck.

Hannah Sullivan Brown Poetry Editor

Higher Tier

2017

Dear ---,

Thank you for your recent submission to Booth and your patience as we reviewed it. After careful consideration, we unfortunately couldn’t find a place for it in our journal. Thank you again for thinking of us as a possible home for your work and good luck with the rest of your writing endeavors.

Best, Austin Boling

Oct 2017

Dear ---,

Thank you so much for your recent submission to Booth and for your patience during the review process. We enjoyed reading your packet, but can't find a place for these pieces in our journal. While it wasn't a fit this time, we do hope you'll send us more work in the future.

Thanks again for considering Booth.

Best wishes to you on all your writing endeavors,

Caitlin Dicus Poetry Editor

2019

Dear first-name,

Thank you for your recent submission to Booth. We enjoyed reading your poems, but these poems are not right for Booth at this time.

Please send us more work in the future. We reopen for submissions on September 1, 2019.

Best of luck in placing these poems elsewhere.

Thanks again for considering Booth.

Sincerely,

Nicole Brooks Poetry Editor

Fiction Rejections

Standard Form

2019-2020

Dear ----,

Thank you for allowing us to consider your work. Although we could not find a place for "Story Title," we consider it a privilege that you thought of us and chose to submit your work to Booth.

Please note that Booth will remain open to submissions through March 31, 2020.

Sincerely,

Kelly Flynn Fiction Editor | Booth @iamkellyflynn

2015

Dear —,

Thank you for submitting to Booth. We appreciate the chance to read your work. After careful consideration, the editorial staff has decided that we are not the right market for your current material. Best of luck elsewhere.

2011

Thank you for submitting to Booth. We appreciate the chance to read your work. After careful consideration, the editorial staff has decided that this is not right for us.

We wish you a productive and kind season.


Tiered

2019-2020

Dear ---,

Thank you for allowing us to consider "Story Title." Although we are unable to find a place for it, our readers responded positively to X,Y,Z.

We consider it a privilege that you thought of us and chose to submit your work to Booth. Please note that Booth will remain open to submissions through March 31, 2020.

Sincerely,

Kelly Flynn Fiction Editor | Booth @iamkellyflynn

Higher Tiered

2019-2020

Dear ---,

Thank you for allowing us to consider "Story Title." Although we are unable to find a place for it, this piece was well received by our readers and made it to our monthly roundtable meeting. Our readers and editors responded positively to X, Y, Z.

We consider it a privilege that you thought of us and chose to submit your work to Booth. We hope you will consider us for future submissions. Please note that Booth will remain open to submissions through March 31, 2020.

Sincerely,

Kelly Flynn Fiction Editor | Booth @iamkellyflynn