New Madrid is the national journal of the low-residency MFA program at Murray State University.
Our Summer 2012 issue features a section of exciting, original nonfiction. Our Winter 2012 issue is dedicated to the theme of artistic commerce between Japan and the United States.
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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The submission period for our Summer 2013 issue closed
on March 15. Thank you to everyone who submitted your work. We are actively
reviewing manuscripts, and we'll make all notifications by mid-May.
Our reading period for the Winter 2014 issue
opens August 15. For information on how to submit your work, see Submissions.
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