ASIM is happy to receive unsolicited submissions: they’re the source of a large majority of our published content, and should be sent, as per the formatting guidelines, to For a routine unsolicited submission, there’s no need to contact the editor separately.

However, should you need to contact someone on ASIM’s editorial staff, you can do so via Circumstances that might warrant this include, but are not limited to:

  • You wish to tell us what a wonderful job we’re doing
  • You wish to tell us what a terrible job we’re doing
  • You need to enquire about some aspect of ASIM’s methods of operation
  • You wish to enquire about the possibility of ASIM reviewing your book

Note that queries regarding already-submitted stories should be directed to, including a specification of the story’s assigned slush number.