New Limestone Review

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

New Limestone Review

New Limestone Review is the literary journal of the University of Kentucky's MFA in Creative Writing Program. We are currently accepting submissions in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and digital art.


  • Fiction : 6,500 words or less
  • Creative nonfiction: 5,000 words or less
  • Poetry: up to five poems, no more than 10 pages
  • You may submit for multiple genres
  • Include a cover letter with a third-person bio of 100 words or less for each submission
  • We permit simultaneous submissions
  • We do not accept previously published work


  • New Limestone Review does not offer payment at this time.
  • Current UK students, staff, and faculty may not submit to New Limestone Review. Former students, staff, and faculty may submit after two years of disaffiliation.

Thanks for your interest in our journal, New Limestone Review. We're eager to read your work.

New Limestone Review