Two prizes of $1,500 each and publication in New Guard are given annually for a poem and a short story. Richard Blanco will judge in poetry and Elizabeth Hand will judge in fiction. Using only the online submission system, submit up to three poems of no more than 150 lines each or a story of up to 5,000 words with a $22 entry fee by September 27. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
New Guard, Poetry and Fiction Contests, P.O. Box 472, Brunswick, ME 04011. Shanna McNair, Publisher.