Monday, July 14, 2014
$15 entry fee, via Submittable online: https://thenewguard.submittable.com/submit
We no longer accept submissions via postal mail. Please submit previously unpublished work only.
$1,000 each, in the genres of fiction and poetry, plus publication and one contributor copy for all winners and published finalists.
MACHIGONNE FICTION CONTEST: $1,000 for an exceptional fiction in any genre. Submit up to 5,000 words: anything from flash to the long story. Novel excerpts are welcome if the excerpt functions as a stand-alone story. We do not publish illustrations. Judged by Letters to Wendy’s author Joe Wenderoth.
KNIGHTVILLE POETRY CONTEST: $1,000 for an exceptional poem in any form. Three poems per entry. Up to 150 lines per poem. Judged by National Book Award Finalist and author of Fast Animal, Tim Seibles.
THE NEW GUARD is an independent literary review based in Maine. We proudly publish in print, with the exception of our online feature, BANG!, a page on the site that publishes three short works by a single writer for a full month at a time.
The New Guard is here to showcase newcomers alongside established writers, and to juxtapose tradition with experiment to create a new dialogue. The Writer’s Hotel is the editorial arm of The New Guard literary review. Via The Writer’s Hotel, we work with writers to develop their writing, online and in person at our Master Class Workshops. We are writers for writers’ sake.
Here at TNG and The Writer’s Hotel, we work diligently to support writers. We will stand up and put on the gloves for those good stories and poems. We do all we can to help our fellow writers.
Give us your ire, your lore, your guarded passage.
The New Guard
P.O. Box 866
Wells, ME 04090