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Voices from the Plains, Volume 6

Submission Period: July 10-August 26, 2023

It’s that time again! Nebraska Writers Guild members, brush off those entries for Voices from the Plains, Volume 6!

We will be accepting entries for poetry, short stories, flash fiction, novel excerpts, memoir, essays, and other nonfiction. See our submission guidelines for entry requirements.

Before you submit your entries, you might want to check out these resources (definitely read the submission guidelines!!):

·      Submission Guidelines – Download and read through our detailed guidelines so you know exactly what to do and what to expect from the submission process.

·      Submission Guidelines Explained – NWG Publications Chair Julie Haase walks you through the guidelines one by one in this informative video.

·      Judging Criteria Explained – Learn what our judges look for when evaluating your entries.

·      Anthology Style Sheet – Want to know what changes we might make to your entries once they are accepted? Review our style sheet to see the formatting rules, based on the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition, that we follow. (To be clear, YOU don’t have to follow these formatting rules, but WE will!) :)

Got questions? We want to answer them! Please reach out to with any questions whatsoever. We’re here to help!

How to Submit

Access the Submission Form here.

Click here to watch a helpful how-to video for filling out the Submission Form.


Best of luck! We can’t wait to see what you have to offer for Voice from the Plains, Volume 6!