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Bienvenue en Louisiane!

 

Welcome to the great state of crawfish, jazz and Mardi Gras.  Besides our world-famous food and rockin’ music scene, Louisiana is home to a whole smattering of literary magazines, small presses and independent bookstores.

Here’s what you need to know:

LIT MAGS

Bayou Magazine

Bayou Magazine

–biannual print mag published out of the University of New Orleans
–reads Sept 1 through June 1

Guidelines

 

Belle Journal

Belle Journal

–print/online journal based out of Baton Rouge, showcasing the work of women with ties to the South
–reading period varies

Guidelines

 

 

 

Deep South Magazine
Deep South Magazine

–online magazine out of Lafayette, covering the food, travel, culture, arts and literature of the South
–reads year round

Guidelines

 

Gris-GrisGris-Gris

–biannual, online mag coming out of Nicholls State University
–reads year round          Guidelines

 

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Kindred

–quarterly from Anchor & Plume Press of Baton Rouge
—Reads in two open periods

1)December 30, 2013-February 7, 2014
2) June 2, 2014-July 7, 2014           Guidelines

Louisiana Literature

 

Louisiana Literature

–biannual, print from Southeastern Louisiana University
–reads year round

Guidelines

 

 

New Delta Review

 

New Delta Review

–print/web out of Louisiana State University
–reads year round

Guidelines

 

New Orleans Review

 

New Orleans Review

–print/web from Loyola University
–reads year round

Guidelines

 

 

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Red Ochre Lit

–online mag out of Baton Rouge
–reads year round

Guidelines

 

 

 

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Rougarou

Online Journal from the Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette
–reads Aug 15 through April 15

Guidelines

 

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Swamp Lily Review

Online Journal out of Lake Charles, publishing those with ties to LA, TX, MS, AL & FL
–reads year round

Guidelines

 

McNeese Review

 

The McNeese Review

print/web journal from McNeese State University
–reads year round

Guidelines

 

 

 

Southern Review

 

The Southern Review

print journal out of Louisiana State University
–reads Sept 1 through Dec 1

Guidelines

 

THEMA

 

THEMA

print journal with themed issues, produced in Metairie by THEMA literary society
–deadlines vary with theme

Guidelines

 

 

Tulane Review

 

Tulane Review

print journal out of Tulane University
–reads Aug 20 to Feb 19

 Guidelines

 

 

 

Xavier Review

 

Xavier Review

print journal out of Xavier University with a focus on African American, Caribbean and Southern literature, as well as works that touch on issues of religion and spirituality
–reads year round

 Guidelines

 

SMALL PRESSES

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Dialogos

 

Lavender Ink/Dialogos

 

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Portals Press

 

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MOST HAPPENING N.O. BOOKSTORE

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Octavia Books

 

AND A LITTLE LAGNIAPPE

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The Reading Life on WWNO Radio

 

 

 

Hope y’all enjoy!

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