"Lipless" was selected by Matthew Salesses as the winner of the 2016 New South Writing Contest. Check out Eric's interview with Assistant Editor Jamey McDermott, and read his prize-winning story
Featured Poetry: Against Naming by Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach
“Against Naming,” was selected by Anya Silver as the winner of New South’s 2016 Writing Contest. Check out her interview with Poetry Editor Anna Sandy, and read/listen to Julia's prize-winning poem
Featured Poetry: We Are Always Both in the Field by Alicia Wright
Mentioning the furthest back field/a horseless space, and houseless, a/field above the aisles of daffodils in/which I once thought I’d marry—
The 2016 New South Writing Contest
The judges for the 2016 New South Writing Contest will be Anya Silver (poetry) and Matthew Salesses (prose). The contest will open for submissions in January 2016. 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. And, as always, all pieces... Continue Reading →
Interview with 2015 Prose Contest Winner Aria Curtis
Aria Curtis's story, “Birds of Paradise,” was selected by Rebecca Makkai as the winner of New South’s 2015 Writing Contest. Here, Aria answers a few questions from Assistant Editor Rachel Wright.
Interview with 2015 Poetry Contest Winner Alicia Wright
Alicia Wright's poem, "We Are Always Both in the Field," was selected by Roger Reeves as the winner of New South's 2015 Writing Contest. Here, Alicia answers a few questions from our editors.
And the winners are…
New South is proud to announce the winners of our 2015 Writing Contest
The 2015 New South Writing Contest
The judges for the 2015 New South Writing Contest will be Roger Reeves (poetry) and Rebecca Makkai (prose).