1. 2014 New South Writing Contest

    THE SUBMISSION PERIOD FOR THE NEW SOUTH WRITING CONTEST HAS ENDED. 


    Judges Brian Oliu (poetry) and Christopher Merkner (prose) have selected some incredible pieces for the 2014 New South Writing Contest. Our first place winners will be awarded $1,000 prizes; second place winners, $250; and third place winners, a three-year subscription to New South. And of course, all of these pieces will be published in the contest issue, New South7.2. 

    PROSE

    • 1st place: “The Queen,” by Che Yuen
    • 2nd place: “A Thousand and One All Fleeing America,” by Jeffrey Wasserboehr
    • 3rd place: “The Moment of Departure,” by Dana Schwartz

    POETRY

    • 1st place: “Thousands,” by Xan Roberti
    • 2nd place: “Deer and Women,” by Rosa Lane
    • from Close Space/Close Reverie/Close Air "8," by Laura Carter

    Past Winners