The New Guard Volume VIII features the winners of the Machigonne Fiction Contest and Knigtville Poetry Contest, as well as the contests’ finalists and semi-finalists.
Machigonne Fiction Contest
Judge Rick Moody
“The View From Beachy Head” by Thos. West
Knigtville Poetry Contest
Judge Patricia Smith
“Once Upon a Time” by Damen O’Brien
In addition to the winners, finalists, and semi-finalists, the issue also features a section of eleven letters to writers’ younger selves.