New Madrid, journal of contemporary literature

Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Our issues have featured the work of H. E. Francis, Sherman Alexie, Scott Blackwood, Margaret Donovan Bauer, Mary Crow, A. Igoni Barrett, Jericho Brown, Michael Gills, Holly Goddard Jones, Beth Lordan, Chigozie John Obioma, William Trowbridge, Tim L. Williams, Avra Wing, and many more established and emerging writers.
Formats: 
Print
Reading Period: 
Aug 15 to Oct 15
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
2
Issue Price: 
$8
Subscription Price: 
$15 annually
Circulation: 
Less than 1,000

Editorial Focus

New Madrid is the national journal of the low-residency MFA program at Murray State University. It takes its name from the New Madrid seismic zone, which falls within the central Mississippi Valley and extends through western Kentucky.

Tips From the Editor

The editors invite well-crafted, compelling submissions of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Quality is the determining factor for acceptance in New Madrid. Reading periods go from January 15 - March 15 and from August 15 - October 15. See the New Madrid website for guidelines and specific themes.

Contact Information

Jacque Day, Managing Editor
7C Faculty Hall
Department of English and Philosophy
Murray
KY
42071
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Last updated: Oct 18, 2017