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Louisville Review, The


Medium: Print


Genres Accepted: fiction,nonfiction,poetry,drama

Established: 1976



A literary magazine since 1976

Payment: Payment in copies


The goal of The Louisville Review is “to import the best writing to local readers, to juxtapose the work of established writers with new writers, and to export the best local writers to a national readership.” Editors are professionals, and student editors are from Spalding University’s MFA in Writing program.

In 1996, as an anniversary celebration, the magazine launched Fleur-de-Lis Press, and has published 9 volumes to date.

The Louisville Review also published a special section of K-12 poetry and fiction each issue.


The Louisville Review likes to publish new writers, and employs highly qualified editors. Sample submissions are not available to read.

Calvin Connection:

Hekman Availability: Not available

Submission Instructions:

Submit prose double-spaced with pages numbered.
Submit up to 5 poems.
Submit drama in standard format.
Include name on every page.
Include self-addressed, stamped envelope for reply only (submissions are recycled).
Allow 4-6 months response time.
Submissions are read year around.
Simultaneous submissions accepted.

Send submissions to:
Prose or Poetry Editor
The Louisville Review
Spalding University
851 S. Fourth St.
Louisville, KY 40203


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