All submissions to Louisiana Literature should be double-spaced (except for poetry). Use margins of at least one inch, and be sure to put your name on each page of the manuscript.

Please allow 1-2 months for a reply. Louisiana Literature does not read simultaneous submissions, and we do not consider work that has been previously published anywhere, including web publications.
Please submit 3-5 poems as a single digital file (formatted as .doc, .docx, or .rtf). 
Please submit fiction double-spaced in a digital file (formatted as .doc, .docx, or .rtf). 
Please submit creative non-fiction double-spaced in a single digital file (formatted as .doc, .docx, or .rtf).
A subscription to Louisiana Literature includes two issues starting with our current issue unless otherwise specified.

Note: Please be sure to include mailing address with your order.
Please specify mailing address as well as desired issue volume(s) and number(s) when ordering.
Ends on August 31, 2017$5.00
Submit an original, unpublished chapbook-length poetry manuscript of 25-30 pages. Please include table of contents and bio in the manuscript.

Individual poems in the manuscript may be previously published in journals or anthologies, but the work as a whole must be unpublished. If applicable, please include an acknowledgments page listing previous publications.

Simultaneous submissions are welcomed as long as we are notified immediately if work is accepted for publication elsewhere.

Louisiana Literature Press will announce all decisions by October 15, 2017.