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Lamp Literary Magazine

Lamp Literary Magazine

Bi-Annual Publication

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Lamp is a bi-annual literary journal which publishes poetry, fiction, and essays from both current and former students of Liberty University. The publication exists as an outlet for thoughtful and engaging work which stimulates readers in the university, as well as the general community.

Submission Guidelines

Send any inquiries or work in a doc., docx., or HTML file format. Please put the genre of your submission in the subject line of the email in order for the quickest response.

Deadline for submission: Nov. 16, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.


Fiction: 3,500 words or less
Creative Non-fiction: 3,500 words or less
Poetry: 3 poems or less

We do accept flash fiction (500 words or less)


We go to press in black and white only. Make sure your art submissions are not only acceptable in black and white, but best in black and white.

Submissions need to be:

  • 300 dpi resolution
  • No larger than 5.5 in. by 8.5 in.
  • .jpg format
  • Black and White/Gray-scale images only

We are accepting:

  • Digital artwork
  • Studio art
  • Photography
  • Sculpture and ceramics

If your art is not digital, you will need to take a high-quality photograph of the work and submit that instead.


All submissions should be sent to lampmagazine.lu@gmail.com.


Any specific inquiries can also be directed to the editing team:

Nick Olson, Faculty Advisor

Alex Grant, Faculty Co-editor

Jonathan Hart, General Editor

Rebecca Pickard, General Editor

Jirayu Smitthimedhin, General Editor

Past Issues

We also suggest that you read one of our back issues in order to get a feel for the type of work that we publish. Thank you for your interest in Lamp.

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