Submission Guidelines

Issue 13 (to be published in December 2017) will be Gambling the Aisle’s first special publication: an all-women’s edition. The pages of issue 13 will be dedicated to, and filled by, women artists and writers, so if you identify as a woman, please submit. If you don’t, please submit as well, but understand that we will hold your submission until Issue 14 (to be published in July 2018).

  • We accept simultaneous submissions; however, you are required to notify the editors immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.
  • We accept only finished but unpublished work.
  • We read every submission, but our response time depends upon our publication schedule. We will respond as soon as we can.
  • We are unable to offer authors of accepted work any type of monetary payment.
  • Please include a brief bio with your submission.

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*These rules apply only to submissions to the magazine. For chapbook contest rules and guidelines, see the chapbook section*

  • If your work is accepted you agree to give Gambling the Aisle first time serial rights and electronic archival rights.
  • For 90 days after the digital publication Gambling the Aisle reserves the right to use your work for an in-print publication.
  • Your work may be subject to minor editing
  • By submitting to Gambling the Aisle, you are agreeing to be placed on our mailing list.

• No more than one fiction or non-fiction submission per issue.
• Excerpts from longer works are allowed.

• No more than one non-fiction submission per issue.
• Excerpts from longer works are allowed.

• To be considered as a featured artist please submit six to 10 images from a series. Images should be 768 dpi on the longest side. Accepted featured artists will get a 6-10 page spread including interview, bio and contact information.
• Individual images will be considered to run in the magazine’s banner with a link to contact info.

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