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Please note we are not accepting unsolicited submissions at this time. Manuscripts submitted via this contact form will not be read. Please submit via our Submittable portal if you'd like your work considered, or if you would like to apply to The Writer's Hotel writing conference. Our contests in fiction and poetry will reopen in January or February. Please check back then if you'd like to enter a contest. We do accept submissions year-round for our BANG! online author feature. 

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The New Guard is a contest-centered review, publishing 35+ emerging writers each year. Present contest judges are Chris Abani and Mark Doty. 

The New Guard presents a curious mixture of the traditional narrative with the experimental, whether it is intimate fan letters to long-deceased authors, short stories showcasing mythical transformations, or free-verse poems.
— NewPages
The New Guard is a must-read for anyone seeking to hone his or her craft.
— Portland Phoenix

         Video by Patrick Rioux, score by Shanna McNair.


Our organization holds a membership with the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) in the Writers' Conferences and Centers (WC&C) community, and we hold a membership with the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP).

Donations are welcome! We work hard every day to serve writers, in practice and in print. Donations may be mailed to our postal address, payable to The New Guard or The Writer's Hotel, or you can simply click on the donation button below. Every dollar counts for writers! Donations are tax deductible. 



Typewriter art on this site © Pablo Gamboa Santos.  The pieces were originally shown as "Querty Project" in Quito, Ecuador.