New South

Open for submissions: the 2017 New South writing contest!

Submissions are now open for the 2017 New South writing contest!

This year’s contest will be be judged by Mark Doty (poetry) and Porochista Khakpour (prose). First place winners in each category will be awarded $1,000 prizes; second place winners, $250 prizes; and third place winners, a three-year subscription to New South. Your $15 entry fee also includes a one-year subscription to New South. The contest is open to writers who have not yet published a book length work of prose or poetry (chapbooks are okay). You can submit electronically via Submittable.

The deadline for contest submissions is March 15, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST (Submittable submissions will close automatically). See the contest page for more details.