OPEN. We are accepting submissions for non-fiction, screenplay, music, and film NOW.
The deadline to submit is December 10, 2017. All other sections are now closed. Email submissions with a completed form to luxmag@gmail.com.

Where to Submit Your Work

We are currently accepting electronic submissions. To submit electronically, download the file located HERE and fill out the submission form. To submit, email your pieces and a completed electronic submission form to luxmag@gmail.com. There is no limit to the number of pieces you may submit and only one submission form is required per person.

The magazine is published annually in the spring.  Response time is within 6-8 weeks of submission. Any questions may be addressed to the editors at luxmag@gmail.com.

Written Submissions

  • Submitted manuscripts must be of letter quality, typed, preferably in 12pt Times New Roman font.
Prose must be double-spaced with 1-inch margins all around.
  • Send poetry and prose separately. There is no limit on the number of submissions.
  • The preferable maximum word count is 7,500 words.
  • Submit one copy of a completed electronic submission form with all of the requested information including your name, student ID number or affiliate ID, address, e-mail, and phone number.
  • We consider previously published work, but only if the author retains the rights to the work. Please inform us if your submitted work is accepted elsewhere for publication.
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Please note that the editors may, at their discretion, contact the writer to make editorial alterations to the submission.
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There is no submission fee. Published writers will receive two copies of the magazine.
  • Send your written submissions and completed electronic  submission form to luxmag@gmail.com as attachments.

Art Submissions

  • Artwork may be submitted as slides, prints, photographs, or digital files. (Each .tif or .jpg file must be in CMYK color, at 300 dpi, and at least 2400 pixels in its greatest dimension. These files may be emailed to luxmag@gmail.com.)
  • Emailed submissions must include the date, size and media of your artwork in the body of the email.
  • Submit one copy of a completed electronic submission form with all of the requested information including your name, student ID number or affiliate ID, address, e-mail, and phone number.
  • We do not consider previously published work. Please inform us if your submitted work is accepted elsewhere for publication.
  • There is no submission fee. Published artists will receive two copies of the magazine.

Music Submissions

  • Please submit tracks in mp3 or a similar format to luxmag@gmail.com.
  • Submit one copy of a completed electronic submission form with all of the requested information including your name, student ID number or affiliate ID, address, e-mail, and phone number.
  • We do not consider previously published work. Please inform us if your submitted work is accepted elsewhere for publication.
  • Please note that the editors may, at their discretion, contact the musician to make editorial alterations.
  • There is no submission fee. Published performers/ensembles will receive two copies of the magazine.

Film Submissions 

  • There is no limit to the number of films one can submit, but each submission should be accompanied by its own entry form.
  • Films can be submitted via an online video-sharing service (such as YouTube or Vimeo) and emailed to luxmag@gmail.com.
  • To submit online, filmmakers must provide a link to their uploaded video on their entry form. (A link should also be included in the body of the email containing the form.)
  • Please note that editors may, at their discretion, contact filmmakers to make editorial alterations.
  • Submissions must have a running time of less than 30 minutes.
  • Lux cannot publish previously copyrighted material. As such, all music/imagery featured in submitted films must be original or royalty-free (unless the filmmakers have purchased the rights to a copyrighted song/image).
  • There is no submission fee. Published filmmakers will receive two copies of the magazine.
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