If you have ever submitted an article to a scholarly journal, you know how long it takes before you hear back from the editor as to whether or not the essay has been accepted or rejected.
Well, there is now a wiki to discuss history journal response times. For example, one contributor submitted an essay to Contemporary British History and had to wait over a year before she heard anything. Another author waited 19 months to hear back from the English Historical Review, only to learn that his manuscript had been rejected.
On the positive side, a scholar submitted an essay to a journal called Endeavour and received news of an acceptance in five weeks.
You may want to take a look at this wiki before you submit your next article. I should add that many of the important journals in American history seem to do pretty well in responding quickly.
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