Submissions for LSJ 02 will open on the 1st of August!

Please note that we are currently closed to submissions, but will be re-opening on the 1st of August.

For poetry, send up to six poems or six pages of A4, preferably with single spacing and typed in 12 pt Amiri or Garamond, with each poem starting on a new page (in one pdf or word document). 

For essays, send up to three of no more than 5,000 words (in separate pdf or word documents).

For book reviews, we're mainly interested in reviews of the latest poetry publications, but will also accept reviews of relevant fiction and non-fiction. You may send as many as three, with individual word counts below 2,000 (in separate pdf or word documents). If you would like to review books for us on a regular basis, please see our About page for details.

If you are an author/publisher and have a book or manuscript that you would like Little Stone Journal to review, please send us an email with a PDF copy attached and the subject heading 'RR: [book title] by [author's name]'. 

Please send all submissions to with your name and submission type (poetry, essay, book review, or a combination of these) in the subject heading, and include a brief covering letter in the body of your email. If you aren't sure how to write a covering letter, we recommend reading this article from the Poetry Society. If your writing is a good fit, we'll usually respond within eight weeks. Unfortunately, we cannot enter into correspondence over or offer feedback on unsuccessful submissions.

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