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Washington, D.C. annual Gargoyle has a punky feel—the self-avowed bookworms that run it don't believe in guidelines, for example. Mark your calendars for the next submission period, as Gargoyle only accepts poems and stories until an issue is full.

Poetry Sought

"We're not fans of the same-old/same-old and tend to publish works that are bent or edgy."

Quick Facts

  • Pays one copy
  • Simultaneous submissions OK
  • Accepts reprints

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More About Gargoyle

Wants "the best work we can obtain. Work we can live with. Work we can read 20 times and still get a kick out of." Acquires Electronic Archival Rights; all other rights revert to author. Sometimes comments on rejected manuscripts.

Established 1976.

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