The New Guard Contests in Fiction and Poetry

The New Guard literary review is currently accepting submissions in fiction and poetry.
MACHIGONNE FICTION CONTEST: $1,000 for a work of literary or experimental fiction. Novel excerpts welcomed. 7,500 word limit. RICK BASS Judging. Deadline: June 18 (postmark). $15 entry fee.

KNIGHTVILLE POETRY CONTEST: $1,000 for a single exceptional narrative or experimental poem.
300 line limit per poem; three poems per submission. JEANNE MARIE BEAUMONT Judging. Deadline: June 18 (postmark). $15 entry fee.

Note: The New Guard literary review has extended contest deadlines to July 18, 2012 (midnight/postmark) for both The Machigonne Fiction Contest and The Knightville Poetry Contest!

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Writers can submit online via their submissions manager or by mail with a check for the entry fee, which is $15 for either contest. Winners and finalists get two copies of TNG. Each submission is carefully considered for publication. Judging is blind. All rights immediately revert to the writer upon publication.