Xavier Review

Xavier Review, which has been publishing since 1980, accepts poetry, fiction, translations, personal essays, and critical essays.


Our content includes a focus on African American, Caribbean and Southern literature, as well as works that touch on issues of religion and spirituality. We do, however, consider quality works on all themes.


Critical essays should follow the MLA Handbook for Writers format, citing sources parenthetically within the text.


Please note that we rarely publish any manuscripts over 20 pages. Please send complete manuscripts, accompanied by SASE, to:


We also do not accept simultaneous submissions.


Payment is 2 copies on publication. Contributor's discount is 40% off cover price, or $6.00 per copy.


Ralph Adamo, Editor
Xavier University of Louisiana
1 Drexel Drive Box 89
New Orleans , LA 70125



Xavier Review Press / Xavier Review
Orders & Subscriptions



Subscriptions are $20 per year for individuals and $25 per year for institutions.


Sample copies can be obtained for $10.


All orders for books, sample copies of Xavier Review, and Xavier Review subscriptions may be sent to:


Katheryn Laborde, Managing Editor 
Xavier Review and Xavier Review Press
Xavier University of Louisiana
1 Drexel Drive Box 89
New Orleans, LA 70125