Seeking Socially Conscious Poetry and Prose

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Lehigh Valley Vanguard

Call for submissions
Lehigh Valley Vanguard

Submissions in PROSE

Generally, we're looking for people who want to critically examine our society through their writing. This can be done in a variety of ways.

We accept op-eds, book reviews, film reviews, television reviews, memoir narratives, flash fiction, art reviews, and open letters.

Some current topics for consideration:
Intersectional feminism
Working class rhetorics
The body as a site of radical change
Anarchist thought
Exploring masculinity
Critical pedagogy
Community activism
Identity studies

Submissions can be 500-2,500 words. We welcome non-academic and even anti-academic writing.

Please submit in Microsoft Word, Open Office, or Google Docs. Generally, 12 pt. Times New Roman or similar, readable font should be used.

Submissions in POETRY

We accept poetry submissions which touch on the topics mentioned above, or otherwise demonstrate critical engagment with society and/or identity.

Poems of 15-100 lines are considered for publication, although there have been exceptions.

Poets have the unique opportunity to be placed in consideration for a residency with LVV after they have submitted a poem.

Submissions should be sent to Expect a response in 1-3 days.