“Les Coquelicots,” oil on canvas, by Claude Monet, 1873.

The Lascaux Review seeks accessible fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction of literary quality. Lascaux has published work by Philip Appleman, Hélène Cardona, Brendan Constantine, Joseph Fasano, Kathy Fish, Tony Hoagland, Lee Martin, Simon Perchik, Maggie Smith, and many other poets and writers.

See the Submissions page for submission requirements.

Annual contests are conducted in poetry, flash fiction, creative nonfiction, and short fiction. See the Contests page for more information.

General inquiries may be made to lascauxreview at gmail dot com.

Stephen Parrish, Wendy Russ, Shannon Morley, Lisa Pellegrini, and Sarah Specht edit the journal and judge the contests.


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It all began around a campfire…

Beautiful language

is meant to be heard as well as read, and in fact words were vocalized eons before they were ever committed to clay or parchment. Storytelling began around campfires. We seek prose and poetry that continue the tradition.

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