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Winners of the NY Literary Magazine’s “TEARS” Dark Poetry Contest

Announcing the winners of the "TEARS" dark poetry contest by the NY Literary Magazine.

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Winners of the FLAMES Erotic Poetry Contest by the NY Literary Magazine

Congratulations to the winners of our FLAMES erotic poetry contest!

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Interview with Gary Byrne Bestselling Author of “Crisis of Character”

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Interview with Bestselling Author Gary Byrne on writing "1 of the most influential books of 2016," his journey from a law enforcement career to a NY Times Bestseller despite dyslexia/ADD.

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Free to Enter “Deep Poems about Life” 2017 Poetry Competition

The NY Literary Magazine is now accepting poetry submissions for our free to enter “Deep poems about life” competition!
We invite talented poets of any age and nationality to send us their meaningful life and death poems.

We?re seeking beautifully composed verses which portray deep emotions and bring across vivid feelings.
We?re accepting dark poems about life and living; cheerful, positive life poems; thought-provoking, philosophical poetry about the meaning of life;

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Free to Enter 2017 Best Short Fiction Story Contest by the NY Literary Magazine

The NY Literary Magazine invites international fiction writers to submit their flash fiction stories to our Best Short Fiction Story of 2017 contest.
It is FREE to join our short story contest! Each writer may submit up to 3 fiction stories.
We accept all genres of short fiction stories and welcome writers of any age and nationality. Read More

BLAZE – Free to Enter Best Love Poetry Contest by the NY Literary Magazine

The NY Literary Magazine is running a free-to-enter love poetry contest. Talented poets of any age, nationality, and gender are invited to submit their love poems to our poetry competition!

It is FREE to submit your poems to our love poetry contest.

We’re seeking expressive love poems which are written from the heart and convey real emotions. This poetry contest is open to Read More

Published! NY Literary Magazine “SPARKS” Love Poetry Anthology

We are excited to present you with the latest poetry anthology by the NY Literary Magazine.

Our “SPARKS” poetry magazine features a selection of outstanding, heartfelt love poems and sad, heartbreak poetry by talented poets of all ages. Enjoy reading passionate, steamy love poems; a gay poem about an impossible love; sad heartbreak poems about lost love; and an inspirational Read More

We thank everyone for their poetry submissions to our “FLAMES” erotic poetry contest! This international poetry competition is now closed. We received 749 sexy poem submissions which our Editors now are eagerly reading through.

Winners will be announced on June 1st and published in our FLAMES poetry magazine on August 1st.

Subscribe to our newsletter to be notified of upcoming poem competitions!

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Published! NY Literary Magazine’s “AWAKE” Contemporary Poetry Anthology

We are excited to announce the publication of our latest poetry magazine! The NY Literary Magazine’s “AWAKE” anthology contains a selection of outstanding, modern poetry by both emerging and award-winning poets from around the world. Enjoy reading deep meaningful poems, poetic thoughts and memories, sad poems about Read More

TEARS – Best Dark & Sad Poetry Contest by the NY Literary Magazine

Enter your dark and sad poetry into our free-to-enter international poetry competition!
Poets of any age and nationality are welcome to submit their deep, dark poems to the NY Literary Magazine’s contest.

We’re searching for outstanding dark poems including sad poems about death; mournful, deep poems about loss; depressing poems on any subject; sad poems about memories, experiences, lost loved ones; and general emotional, stirring sad poetry.

Read for free our poetry magazines to understand what style poetry we like best and publish.

TEARS Poetry Contest Guidelines

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Winners of the NY Literary Magazine “AWAKE” Best Poetry Contest

Winners of the NY Literary Magazine’s September Best Poetry Contest

Announcing the Winners of the SPARKS Best Love Poetry Competition!

2016 Poets Nominated for the Pushcart Prize by the NY Literary Magazine

We are thrilled to present you with this year’s Pushcart nominees! The NY Literary Magazine has nominated the following poems for the prestigious Pushcart prize: Read More

NY Literary Magazine’s “ECHOES” Anthology – Collection of Modern Poems with Deep Meaning

The NY Literary Magazine thanks all the talented poets for submitting their poems to us! After reading through hundreds of poetry submissions, we have published a selection of the finest contemporary poems in our latest poetry anthology titled “Echoes”.

“Echoes” is a poetry collection featuring today’s most remarkable, modern poetry by both new and award-winning poets of all ages and nationalities.
In this poetry magazine, you’ll find deep meaningful poems about life and living, sincere poems about thoughts and feelings, dark & sad poetry, as well as an inspirational poem; along with complimentary striking paintings.

This poetry book is available as a print magazine and as a free-to-read digital magazine. Download and read for free Read More

NY Literary Magazine Hottest Erotic Poetry of the Year Contest

Do you love writing steamy, erotic poems? Join the NY Literary Magazine’s Hottest Erotic Poetry of the Year contest!

Feel free to write about sexual experiences and wild fantasies without inhibitions. You may describe your fantasies as explicitly as your sexy mind desires, or hint at lovemaking using beautiful metaphors.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transexual poems are welcome as well.

The sexiest, the naughtiest, and the most creative poems will win an award and be published in our upcoming “FLAMES” anthology!

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Ode To Music by Emily Bilman

Ode to Music

Like a village beacon lit for a celebration,
The mind’s halls are lit up, all by music.
Each note, sustained by that intuitive

Leap of faith, restores doubt with rock-strength
As the virtuoso hand trembles and resonates
On the chords of our innermost essence.

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NY Literary Magazine is now Accepting Short Story Submissions Online

Submit Your Short Story to the NY Literary Magazine

Have you written an exceptional short story? The NY Literary Magazine is now accepting unsolicited flash fiction, fiction, and non-fiction short story submissions. We invite both new, emerging writers and established international writers of all ages to submit their short stories to our literary magazine.

The NY Literary Magazine is searching for creative writers with a fresh, distinctive voice and a unique, captivating writing style. We seek remarkable stories that stand out from the rest and are enjoyable to read and memorable. Whether your short story is sad, touching, funny, or aimed at children, it must have a strong hook and a good story line.

Each writer may submit up to 5 short stories for free.

We are accepting short stories in the following genres: Read More

NY Literary Magazine “Winds of Time” Contemporary Poetry Anthology

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We thank everyone for their poetry submissions!
The NY Literary Magazine’s “Winds of Time” poetry Anthology is now available in print, and as a free digital magazine on Amazon Kindle, Scribd, Issuu etc.

The “Winds of Time” Anthology features a selection of outstanding, modern poems by both emerging and internationally recognized, remarkable, award-winning poets from around the world. Read More

Winners of the NY Literary Magazine’s August 2016 Poetry Contest

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