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  • What's new with Gasher Journal
    Gasher Journal is no longer a digital journal. In 2023, we shifted to an annual themed print issue of the journal. Submissions for the issue are open April-July every year.
  • When will you open submissions?
    We accept unsolicited manuscripts twice a year March-May and September-November. Our chapbooks open whenever we feel like it. Please, do not send manuscripts to us outside of our submissions period. We only accept submissions through our Submittable.
  • Book publishing specs:
    Authors receive 20 free copies upon publication. We pay 30% royalties. Our books are available via our website, SPD Books, and select independent bookstores. We participate in several book festivals We do not provide stipends for touring…Yet!
  • Chapbook publishing specs:
    Authors receive 10 free copies upon publication. We pay 40% royalties after 100 units sold. Our books are perfect-bound, 12pt C1S matte cover stock, and #60 text cream. Virtual reading launch and interview over at Gasher Journal among other promotional activities that become available.
  • How to contact Gasher
    Inquiries regarding submissions, orders, and prizes can be directed to Inquiries regarding ARC, retail/wholesale, readings and public appearances can be directed to
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