The New Guard and The Writer's Hotel proudly support writers in practice and in print. Give us your ire, your lore, your guarded passage.

The New Guard  literary review was founded in 2009 as a way to support writers in print. We run The Machigonne Fiction Contest and The Knightville Poetry Contest and publish at least 40 debut writers in our print-only volume. Our most recent contests entries are soon to be judged by Roger Bonair-Agard (Poetry) and Adam Braver (Fiction). We will be announcing finalists and winners of our TNG Vol V contest round in mid-October. Please visit for full contest details. International submissions are welcome. ::TNG Vol V Contests in Fiction & Poetry are now closed. Thank you to all of our TWH Vol V contest entrants! We received submissions from all around the world. Incredible work. Stay tuned for more news. Our next contest entry period will run from spring to summer, 2016.::

The Writer's Hotel is the teaching and editorial arm of The New Guard. Each June, we host The Writer's Hotel Master Class in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry in Midtown, Manhattan and work with a select group of writers. Our intensive workshops, lectures and events are held at three writer's hotels in Midtown: The Bryant Park Hotel, The Library Hotel and The Algonquin. All attending writers get to read in the city as well. Readings take place at KGB Bar Lit, The Half King, Ear INN, Kinokuniya, Book Culture and The Bowery. ::The application cycle for The Writer's Hotel NYC 2016 JUNE 1-7 is open.::

BANG! is our online component. We publish flash fiction, flash nonfiction and short poetry by a single author each month. Please click the BANG! link to find out more, or visit us online.

:: Proud members of The Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) and The Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP).::

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