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Loyalhanna Review 2018 Guidelines


Literature and Art Submissions for the 2018 issue will be accepted electronically between February 1 and May 1, 2018.

ART:Submissions may be horizontal or vertical, in full color or black and white. Vertical submissions are preferred for consideration for the front cover. Back cover and inside art may be either vertical or horizontal. Send high-resolution photos bigger than 600 x 600 pixels at 300 dots per inch. Be sure to title each piece of artwork.

LITERATURE:One prose piece (short story, or essay) no longer than 1,800 words, or up to three poems of any length. Use 12-point Times New Roman, no page numbers, no author name, and save in Word .doc or .docx file format.

Art and literature must be emailed following these rules.
E-mail SUBJECT LINE: Your Last Name and First Initial. LR Submission

TO: rmcd1997@aol.com

Please send all entries as separate attachments to a single email.

Cover Letter (body of the email) must contain

1) Complete contact info: your name, mailing address, phone number, and email address

2)Brief bio (50 words maximum)

3) Permission statements (Use the copy below. INSERT ALL TITLES)

Statement of Permission to Publish in 2018 Edition

In your cover letter (email body), include the following statement of permission to publish:

I grant permission to Ligonier Valley Writers to use (INSERT ALL TITLES HERE) until December 31, 2019 for both the print and online editions. I retain all copyrights.



If you desire your work to remain online in the Loyalhanna Review Archive, please include the next statement.

Permission to Publish in The Loyalhanna Review Archive

I further grant permission to Ligonier Valley Writers to use my work listed in the statement above for online archival purposes until I rescind this permission. I retain all copyrights.



Your submissions will be acknowledged by an email from the Loyalhanna Review editorial committee within 10 days. If you do not receive acknowledgment of your submission, please contact either rmcd1997@aol.com or jgallagher@lvwonline.org.


Copies of The Loyalhanna Review 2017 may be found at


Adams Memorial Library

Latrobe Art Center, 810 Ligonier St.

Latrobe Hospital Lobby and The Little Shop

St. Vincent College, Latrobe


Baltzer- Meyer Historical Society, Baltzer-Meyer Pike, off Route 136

Barnes& Noble, Route 30, Greensburg

Courtyard by Marriott, Greengate Center, Greensburg

Craftique Collections, East Pittsburgh Street, Greensburg, PA

Dr. Marcel Denard, S. Main St Greensburg

DV8 Café, Pennsylvania Ave. Greensburg

Edward Jones Investments, 206 North Main Street, Greensburg

Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, West Pittsburgh St., Gbg.

Greensburg Art Center,230 Todd School Road, Greensburg

Greensburg Hempfield Library, Pennsylvania Ave., Greensburg

Sharp Image Hair Design and Day Spa, Old Route 30, Greensburg

Starbucks Greengate Center, Greensburg

Westmoreland Historical Society

YWCA, North Main Street, Greensburg, PA



Equine Chic

Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce

Laurel Highland Visitors’ Bureau

Ligonier Country Inn

Ligonier Valley Library

Ramada Inn

Second Chapter Books

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art


Westmoreland County Community College


English Office

Student Lounge

Youngwood Public Library

Other Libraries and Cafes

Delmont Public Library

Jeannette Public Library

Mt. Pleasant Public Library

Murrysville Public Library

Indiana Public Library and Cafes

Johnstown Public Library and Cafes