We have received 79 submissions so far this quarter.
We have rejected 40, sent 1 back for rewrites, held 1 for voting, and accepted 3 (though we haven't contacted those authors yet).
We have 10 submissions before the editorial board right now, and 13 left in our inbox. We have not reviewed any submissions received after January 20th.
Slush Pile Gripes:
Two things have happened recently: we received forwarded submissions (meaning the author didn't bother to send us a new email after submitting the story elsewhere) and we received two stories that weren't supposed to come to us. Both look unprofessional.