Submission Process

Submissions are now open until November 29, 2021, for the January 2022 issue. Accepted pieces will be notified on December 10, 2021. Please send submissions to with the subject line, “January 2022 submission.”

The August 2021 issue can be read here.

Please contact Liv Literary Journal at with any questions or concerns.


The January 2022 issue will feature stories on climate change and environmentalism. Accepted submissions can directly or indirectly address the theme.


Nonfiction submissions only. This includes biography, memoir, autobiography, expository, narrative, oral history, poetry, essay, and reviews. Click here to learn more about submitting a review.

Up to two original submissions per person. If another publication accepts your submission or a withdrawal is needed, please notify the journal.


Before submitting to Liv Literary Journal, please format your work in the following:


Black, 12 point font

Standard 1-inch margins

Maximum five pages


If your piece requires sources, please provide hyperlinks or MLA citations.

Unless you own the copyright, please do not send images with your submission(s).