Gargoyle Magazine


Type Of Organization
Magazine
Phone
(703) 380-4893
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?
no
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Richard Peabody
Contact Title
Editor/Publisher
Contact Email
Publishes
essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, translation, audio
Representative Authors
Lola Haskins, Louise Wareham Leonard, Thaisa Frank
Submissions Policy
Prefer electronic submissions via our Submittable Engine or in the body of an email. Snail mail is last option.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Yes
Submission Guidelines URL
Don't believe in them.
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
yes
Reading Period
From 6 / 1 - 6 / 21
Reporting Time
1 - 3 months
Author Payments
copies
Number Of Unpaid Staff
10
Year Founded
1976
ISBN Number
978-0-931181-39-9
Total Circulation
1,500
Paid Subscriptions
30
Individual
$30
Insitution
$40
Single Copy Price
$21.95
Back Issues Available
yes
Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
yes
If Yes, What Percent Of All Unsolicited MSS Are Published
45%
Format
perfect
Average Number Of Pages
300+
Name
Richard Peabody
Title
Editor/Publisher
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.

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