LIT is a literary magazine published by The New School Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program. Since its inaugural issue in 1999, LIT promotes innovative writing and art via print and digital publishing.

We accept prose and poetry submissions during our reading periods from January to May and September to December.  

LIT is currently open for submissions.

Poetry submissions should be no more than 5 poems or 10 pages.

All submissions must include a cover letter.

All submissions should be uploaded in a single document, beginning with your cover letter.

Each page of the submission should have your name on it.

Contributors must receive a reply from LIT before submitting new work.

Do not submit more than twice during any given submissions period.

Our reading periods are from approximately September to December, then January to May.

Submissions filed by professional coordinating services will not be considered.

  We accept fiction and nonfiction.


  Prose submissions should be no longer than 25 pages, double-spaced.


  Within your piece,  use just one space after a period.


  All submissions must include a cover letter.


  Contributors must receive a reply from LIT before submitting new work.


  Do not submit more than twice during any given submissions period.


  Our reading periods are from approximately September to December, then January to May.


  Submissions filed by professional coordinating services will not be considered.

LIT magazine