Type Of Organization
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
Gargoyle Magazine has always been a scallywag magazine, a maverick magazine, a bit too academic for the underground and way too underground for the academics.
Social Media Platforms Used
Facebook, Linked-In, Twitter
Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
Primary Editor/Contact Person
essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, translation, audio
Lola Haskins, Louise Wareham Leonard, Thaisa Frank
Prefer electronic submissions via our Submittable Engine or in the body of an email. Snail mail is last option.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Submission Guidelines URL
Don't believe in them.
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
From 6 / 1 - 6 / 21
1 - 3 months
Number Of Unpaid Staff
Single Copy Price
Back Issues Available
Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
If Yes, What Percent Of All Unsolicited MSS Are Published
Average Number Of Pages
How Did You Arrive At Your Current Position?
Last remaining member of original three founders.
What Is The Staff Structure At Your Magazine/press?
Richard Peabody -Editor/Publisher Nita Congress - Design/Copyedit Steve Caporaletti - Layout/ebooks Web Wrangler -vacant 10 interns who mostly read submissions Printer -- Main Street Rag
Do You Have Any Cover Letter Advice?
Don't beat around the bush.
How Are Submissions Processed In Your Magazine/press?
About 1,000 in the first week. Another 500-1,000 in the second.
What Do You Look For In A Submission?
Something I can read 3-4 times that still surprises me, or wows me. Has to stick in the grid.
What Advice Do You Have For First-time Submitters?
Shorter is better the first time around.
Who Is Your Ideal Reader?
A poet who writes fiction.