TWH, THe new Guard and MFA IN A DAY

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The New Guard literary review is the publishing arm of The Writer's Hotel. We run contests in Fiction and Poetry and publish emerging and established writers in our anthologies.  TNG Volume VI Contests are open. Deadline is August 30. Each winner receives $1500/publication, plus a copy of TNG. We publish 40+ debut authors in each print-only anthology. Finalists are also published. Judges: Mark Doty (Poetry) and Chris Abani (Fiction). Past judges and contributors include Charles Simic, Joe Wenderoth, Donald Hall, Adam Braver, Roger Bonair-Agard, Sharon Olds, Tim Seibles, Tess Gerritsen, Afaa Michael Weaver, Madeleine Blais and more. TNG also runs a monthly feature of emerging writer's short work online, called "BANG!" Writers may submit here. ::SUBMIT:: TNG holds a membership with the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP). 

MFA IN A DAY is a new lecture series curated by The Writer's Hotel. MFA IN A DAY will be held at Convene in Midtown on September 31st, with an optional manuscript reading/meeting on October 1st at The Algonquin Hotel. ::Please note: MFA IN A DAY is not a degree program.::


Every dollar counts to help support writers! We care about our TWH attendees, and donation dollars help to offset costs related to Sara Patton Stipends, Teaching Assistants, Faculty Assistants, NYC reading costs, event costs and so on. There are many costs related to The New Guard publication and MFA IN A DAY as well. Donations may be mailed to our postal address, payable to The Writer's Hotel and/or The New Guard or you can donate via the PayPal donation button below. Thank you so very much for your support! 

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