New Madrid is the national journal of the low-residency MFA program at Murray State University.
Our past issues feature the work of Sherman Alexie, A. Igoni Barrett, Jericho Brown, Holly Goddard Jones, Beth Lordan, Chigozie John Obioma, William Trowbridge, Avra Wing, and many more established and emerging writers.
We encourage you to experience the rich and vibrant literature featured in our previous issues of New Madrid. Please visit our Past Issues page. For information on how to order copies of past issues, go to Subscribe/Contact Us.
The Low-Residency MFA Program at Murray State allows student writers to work on their craft where they live, under the guidance of prize-winning writers. Twice a year, in July and January, students attend a nine-day residency at MSU to join a community of writers for intensive study, workshops, readings, and lectures. More…
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Thank you to all who submitted work for our upcoming
theme issue, "The Great Hunger." Submissions closed as of October
15, and we plan to have all decisions made by early December. We thank
you for your patience in the meantime!
Our next reading period begins January 15, 2014. See
"submissions" for information
on how to submit your work.
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