GASHER Journal is currently accepting submissions for our online journal issue, Poetry Chapbooks, and First-Book Scholarships.


For the issue:

  • We accept simultaneous submissions. Please, let us know if your submission is accepted elsewhere.
  • Work must be unpublished.
  • For poetry, fiction, and CNF, please submit your work as a single document in either .docx or .doc.
  • For visual art, please submit work as .jpeg files with an introductory statement (no more than 300 words) about the collection included.
  • Please include a brief bio with your submission.
  • Please submit up to 4 poems (maximum 8 pages), 6 pieces of art, 500-3,000 words of fiction or CNF (no more than 4 stories totaling 3,000 words. Each piece must have a minimum of 500 words)


For chapbooks:

  • We accept simultaneous submissions. Please, let us know if your submission is accepted elsewhere.
  • Please include a brief bio with your submission.
  • Manuscripts must be submitted as either .pdf or .docx
  • We are currently only accepting submissions from those who reside in the U.S.


For 2020 First-Book Scholarship:

This scholarship is to provide financial assistance worth $250 to a writer submitting their first book. Please see the guidelines below before submitting:

  • Writers must not have published a full-length collection at the time of submission, including self-published books. (chapbooks are okay.)
  • The writer must reside in the United States at the time of submission.
  • Please submit your first-book manuscript (must be at least 48pgs in length, committed of identifying material) with a cover letter and bio. 
  • This is a blind reading. Please DO NOT include any identifying material on your manuscript, including an acknowledgments page. Those who do not remove this information from their submission will be disqualified. 
  • Any genre is welcomed to apply! We do not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or class. 


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Please read the following guidelines for submission: 

  • We are currently only accepting submissions for prose chapbooks (fiction and nonfiction).
  • Manuscripts must not exceed 60 pages (15,000 words)
  • We accept simultaneous submissions. Please, let us know if your submission is accepted elsewhere.
  • Please include a front cover with a brief summary of the project (100 words or less)
  • Manuscripts must be submitted as either .pdf or .docx
  • Submitters must reside in the U.S. at the time of submission. 
  • We do not publish manuscripts that include photos. 

Please review the submission guidelines before submitting:

  • We accept simultaneous submissions. Please, let us know if your submission is accepted elsewhere.
  • Work must be unpublished. We do not consider self-published works as unpublished.
  • Please submit your work as a single document in either .docx or .doc
  • Please include a brief bio with your submission.
  • Please submit up to 4 poems (maximum 8 pages)
  • Please DO NOT include any identifying materials on the submission document.

Please review the submission guidelines before submitting:

  • We accept simultaneous submissions. Please, let us know if your submission is accepted elsewhere.
  • Work must be unpublished.
  • Please submit your work as a single document in either .docx or .doc.
  • Please include a brief bio with your submission.
  • Please submit 500-3,000 words of fiction.

Please review the submission guidelines before submitting:

  • We accept simultaneous submissions. Please, let us know if your submission is accepted elsewhere.
  • Work must be unpublished.
  • Please submit your work as a single document in either .docx or .doc.
  • Please include a brief bio with your submission.
  • Please submit CNF no more than 4 stories totaling 3,000 words. Each piece must have a minimum of 500 words.

Please review the submission guidelines before submitting:

  • We accept simultaneous submissions. Please, let us know if your submission is accepted elsewhere.
  • Work must be unpublished.
  • We are seeking submissions that represent a cohesive collection rather than a sampling of the artist's full body of work.
  • For visual art, please submit work as .jpeg files with an introductory statement (no more than 300 words) about the collection included.
  • Please include a brief bio with your submission.
  • Please submit up to 6 pieces of art.

This scholarship is to provide financial assistance worth $250 to a writer submitting their first book. Please see the guidelines below before submitting:
 

  • Writers must not have published a full-length collection at the time of submission, including self-published books. (chapbooks are okay.)
  • The writer must reside in the United States at the time of submission.
  • Please submit your first-book manuscript (must be at least 48pgs in length, committed of identifying material) with a cover letter and bio. 
  • This is a blind reading. Please DO NOT include any identifying material on your manuscript, including an acknowledgments page. Those who do not remove this information from their submission will be disqualified. 
  • Any genre is welcomed to apply! We do not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or class. 


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