2009: The Year in Slush

I was poking through the Clarkesworld Magazine submissions database last night and thought I’d share:

SLUSH STATS FOR 2009

Total Submissions 4269
Days open 320
Avg. Subs Per Day 13.3
# of Authors 2721
Highest # of Subs from a Single Author 25
By Gender Total Unique
Male 2852 66.81% 1826 67.06%
Female 1416 33.17% 896 32.90%
Unknown 1 0.02% 1 0.04%
By Country Total Unique
United States 3236 75.80% 2075 76.20%
UK 297 6.96% 201 7.38%
Canada 277 6.49% 177 6.50%
Australia 129 3.02% 82 3.01%
Germany 39 0.91% 12 0.44%
Ireland 26 0.61% 14 0.51%
OTHER (52) 265 6.21% 162 5.95%
By Day of Week
Sunday 583 13.66%
Monday 696 16.30%
Tuesday 627 14.69%
Wednesday 658 15.41%
Thursday 629 14.73%
Friday 572 13.40%
Saturday 504 11.81%
Avg. Response Time 1.49  days

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *