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Submission Guidelines


  • Poetry should be typed, one poem per page, 3-5 poems per manuscript, addressed to: Jack B. Bedell, Editor.
  • Short fiction should be typed, double-spaced. Include a brief cover letter with summary and bio addressed to: Norman German, Fiction Editor.
  • Non-fiction and scholarly articles should be submitted only after query and should adhere to either the Chicago Style Manual or MLA form.
  • Photo Essays and Fine Art should be submitted after query only.
  • All submissions should include return postage.
  • Simultaneous submissions are never welcome.
  • We are currently unable to accept electronic submissions.

All submissions and queries should be mailed to:

Louisiana Literature
SLU Box 10792
Southeastern Louisiana University
Hammond, LA 70402