Originally Posted by NotWise
It looks like it should have gone up on the 17th but got stuck in the process somehow. You might PM Laurel and ask her about its status.
No, it means it was submitted on the 17th and has now been published.
Wait until midnight (US somewhere time) when there is always a major server refresh and you'll probably see it go active on your Control Panel. Different parts of the site update at different times, and are never in synch. But "New" means your story is now live.