The new guard CONTESTS IN FICTION & POETRY
The New Guard Volume IX Knightville Poetry Contest and Machigonne Fiction Contest deadline is September 27, 2019 at midnight in your country. We’re looking forward to reading your work!
KNIGHTVILLE POETRY CONTEST: Final Judge is TBA. $1,500 and publication for an exceptional poem in any form. Up to three poems per entry. Up to 150 lines per poem. Please submit all three poems in a single document. $22 entry fee.
MACHIGONNE FICTION CONTEST: Judge Judge is TBA. $1,500 and publication for an exceptional work of fiction in any genre. Submit up to 5,000 words: anything from flash to the long story. $22 entry fee.
The new guard CONTEST GUidelines
Please submit a word document. International entries are welcome. Simultaneous submissions are accepted, provided we're notified upon publication elsewhere. Entrants have no submission entry limit. Each submission is carefully considered for publication. Please include your name on the first page of your contest entry. We will remove your name in the final stages of judging. Final judging is done blind, by that volume's appointed judges.
We do pay strict attention to word and line count. Please submit previously unpublished work only. Any size print run or online publication (including blogs and/or social networking or video readings) disqualify an entry. Please note that we do not publish illustrations. We no longer accept entries via postal mail.
Finalists and semi-finalists receive one free copy of The New Guard; winners receive two copies. Winners and selected finalists and semi-finalists will be published in our print publication. TNG is not published online.
TNG retains standard first publication rights; all rights revert to the writer two months after publication. Writers must be at least eighteen years of age to enter. Please note that we do not presently accept unsolicited submissions.
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