Five good rejections – boom, boom (one week pause) boom, boom (a few days’ break, during which there was a … ) and boom; all reading: Dear Alle/some iteration of “Not for us right now, but please submit something else.”
Then there was last week’s publication in Word Riot. In the world of the new, electronic literary magazine, Bookfix lists WR as #4.
WE’RE #4! WE’RE #4! Read me, man.