Gasher Press

Type Of Organization
(480) 262-1068
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
Founded in 2018 by poet, Whitney Koo (Kerutis), Gasher Press is a 501(c)(3) literary small press and journal publication committed to serving the literary community by the means of providing opportunities in publishing, editing, and scholarship. We want art that guts us with surgical precision. Make everything useful. Gasher sponsors an annual reading internship for emerging writers over the age of 18 interested in editing careers, as well as the annually offered First-Book Scholarship that provides monetary funds to an author submitting their first-book manuscript to small press contests and open reading periods.

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Primary Editor/Contact Person
Erin Armstrong
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Managing Editor
essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, art
Submissions Policy
For the issue: Poetry and Prose ​ We accept simultaneous submissions. Please, let us know if your submission is accepted elsewhere. Once work is submitted, it can not be revised or edited. Please do not email revised versions of the original works or attach revisions to your submission on Submittable. We will not consider it. Work must be unpublished.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. For Poetry: please submit up to 4 poems (maximum 8 pages). For Prose: please submit micro, flash, and short stories/essays between 100-3,000 words (no more than 4 pieces totaling 3,000 words. Each piece must have a minimum of 100 words). ​ For the issue: Visual Art ​ Please note, we are no longer accepting submissions for visual art. Gasher solicits all visual art for the journal. ​
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Reading Period
Year round
Reporting Time
2 - 8 weeks
Author Payments
First Book Scholarship Bennett Nieberg Transpoetic Broadside Prize Chapbook Prizes Fiction Prize CNF Micro Prize
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