The Writer's Hotel is the teaching and editorial arm of The New Guard literary review. Each June, we host The Writer's Hotel Master Class in Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry in Midtown, Manhattan.
Here at TNG and The Writer's Hotel, we work diligently to support writers. We will stand up and put on the gloves for those good stories and poems. We do all we can to help our fellow writers.
Please apply for TWH 2015 using the application tab below or submit your work for our monthly BANG! page for consideration.
Give us your ire, your lore, your guarded passage.
Ends on 4/1/2015
Your mini low-residency. Pre and post study. Edit with us now, conference with us in NYC.
Ready to take your writing to NYC? We will help you every step of the way.
It's free to apply. Just send in a 20-25 page writing sample via this submission manager. We will carefully review your sample and then we'll contact you for a brief phone interview, so that we can talk about your writing and your writing goals.
More about TWH 2015:
The Writer’s Hotel Master Class is a hybrid. TWH is part residency and part conference with all the important components of low residency mentorship built in. TWH is the only writing conference with a pre-conference editing service. We edit your target manuscript before the conference, and even work with you afterwards for two weeks.
Each experience is tailored; some writers seek coaching and some seek editing. We are writers ourselves, and we carefully designed our program so that our fellow writers would have all the coaching and help they need--not just a quick conference, but a full service beginning months before the conference and ending a few weeks afterwards. Our goal is simple: we want you to be the best writer you can be. The sooner you're accepted, the sooner we can get to work with you on your manuscript. In NYC, you’ll participate in intense craft workshops and you’ll attend lectures and literary events. You also get a reading in the city.
We process our applications as quickly as possible, so that we can get you started with pre-conference editing services. Tuition is $2,500 and includes all pre-conference editing services, in-town events.
We are excited to read your work!
**Stipend and award information** TWH is a member of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Writers and Writing Conferences community. TWH applicants are eligible for AWP's Scholarship Competition for conference attendees, where three $500 conference stipend grants are awarded each year to emerging writers of Fiction, Nonfiction or Poetry. In that spirit, TWH will also award three merit-based stipends, ranging from $200-$500 on site in NYC. TWH stipends will be announced after deadline, post registration. TWH stipend recipients are chosen at the discretion of our stipend committee. We also are able to point accepted writers toward credit opportunities via our billing arm, and we can also let you know about affordable hotels nearby. Please note that TA positions are filled for TWH 2015.
If you have further questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at email@example.com.
BANG! is a page on The New Guard literary review. On this page, we offer a unique look at work by a single author. Work is live on our site for a 30 day stretch, so that each BANG! author is showcased individually for 30 days. We have both invited contributors to BANG! and we also consider work that comes to us via this submission manager. It's a tremendous opportunity for writers to have their work seen online.
Work on our BANG! page is very short--flash-short--so that the pieces on BANG! serve as a kind of calling card for the author. Each BANG! is made up of three short pieces. BANG! pieces will not be published in The New Guard literary review. BANG! runs from the 20th to the 20th of every month.
Submit your work to be considered for BANG! here. Reading fee is $20.
All work on BANG! must be previously unpublished. We publish the work online in the interest of giving authors both publication and internet exposure. Submission period runs all year round.
Each monthly installment of BANG! is made up of three short pieces.
The hard and fasts:
Flash fiction: 500 words
Nonfiction flash: 500 words
Poetry short: 20 lines
SUBMIT THREE PIECES ONLY, all in one file. Submit a group of three pieces that represent your work and also function together. No images, please.
BANG! submissions can be in genre and in any combination. For example, submit two poems and an essay; three poems; three flash fiction pieces; two nonfiction and one fiction piece. Any combination, we just want three pieces total in each submission.
We look forward to reading your work.