DEADLINE EXTENDED Call for Submissions: The Lamp Literary Journal

deadline for submissions: 
January 29, 2024
full name / name of organization: 
The Lamp Literary Journal
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PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for submissions to The Lamp has been extended to Monday, 29 January 2024.

Call for Submissions! The Lamp is seeking submissions for its 2024 issue (Volume 14)! 

The Lamp is an international literary journal dedicated to showcasing the creative writing of graduate and professional students. If you write poetry, short fiction, scripts, creative nonfiction, or any other form of textual art, please submit your work to The Lamp at The deadline is Friday, 12 January 2024. Please follow our submission guidelines below. 

Submission Guidelines:

  • Contributors must be in a graduate or professional program. Include your name, email address, and degree in your email cover letter, but do not put any identifying information in your submission document. Only the editors-in-chief will have access to this information before printing.
  • Documents should be attached in plain text, rich text, or .doc/.docx formats to facilitate reading. Documents submitted in PDF format or hardcopy will not be accepted.
  • Submissions should be in single-spaced, Times New Roman, 12-point font, with 1-inch margins.
  • Please be mindful of the amount of work you submit—we are a small journal. Please send no more than 6 poems, 2 short stories, 1 piece of nonfiction, etc. Feel free to submit in multiple categories. If you have questions about how much you can submit, please email us.
  • Prose pieces should be at most 5000 words each.
  • Please inform us if your work is a simultaneous submission.

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