‘The Lost Stories’, the bi-annual literary magazine of NLU, Assam is inviting submissions for its second edition.



National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam is a National Law University located in Guwahati, Assam, India. It was established in 2009 through an Act passed by the State Legislature of Assam as a public university dedicated to the field of legal education.


About the Literary and Debating Committee NLUJAA

The Literary and Debate Committee NLUJAA is established to provide students the opportunity to liberate their thoughts, and act as a platform to voice their opinions and sharpen oratory skills. Literature is necessary to keep culture, art, heritage, tradition, and most importantly imagination, alive. This Society aspires to create an environment to celebrate, discuss and promote literature.

It is actively engaged in providing a substantial and unrestricted foundation for students to explore the world beyond textbooks where the freedom of speech, dissent and discussion of significant social issues are vital for change and well-being of the society. It is keenly focused on providing all the necessary opportunities to the students of NLUJAA to gain more confidence and promote interest in the debating culture. The Literary and Debate Committee thereby acts as the perfect platform for students to promote their interest in Literature, Quizzing and Debating.


About The Lost Stories

The Lost Stories is the bi-annual literary magazine of the National Law University and Judicial Academy, Assam under the aegis of the Literary and Debating Committee, NLUJAA. The magazine seeks to provide a platform for the students to look beyond the pages of their mundane academic lives and showcase their creative skills and talents.


Call for Submissions

The Lost Stories is accepting all kinds of unpublished and original entries, be it poems, stories (fictional or non-fictional), opinion pieces, essays, artwork, photography, short travelogues, book reviews, or anything else.



The submissions need not be restricted to any theme. We publish entries related to both, one’s lifestyle, and the ones related to some general issues aimed towards sensitising the readers. We do not publish purely legal writing.


Who can Submit?

Students, academicians, research scholars and activists can contribute to the magazine.


Submission Guidelines

  • The entries must not exceed 1,500-2000 words in length. Longer posts might be considered depending on their quality.
  • All submissions to the magazine should be original and should not be simultaneously considered by any other publication. Plagiarized submissions will be rejected.
  • The language of the submissions should be English.
  • Co-authorship is allowed to a maximum of two authors.
  • Authors must include their brief biographical information (in no more than two lines). This information should include institutional affiliation and corresponding email address. Anonymous publications and publications under a pen name are allowed subject to mentioning the same in the body of the mail.
  • The manuscript itself must not contain any information as to the name(s) of the author(s), the institution, address or any other information that may reveal or indicate their identity. This information shall be provided in the body of the mail.
  • Deadline for submission is 5th may 2022.
  • Submissions must be uploaded at HERE

Contact Information

If any contributor has any query or would like to discuss a proposal, please email us at litsoc@nluassam.ac.in

  • Rachit Agrawal (Convener, Literary & Debating Committee, NLUJAA): +919935958287
  • Jahnabi Goswamee (Editor, ‘The Lost Stories’): +919739343377
  • Kanika Chugh (Editor, ‘The Lost Stories’): +919414312039

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