The Magnolia Quarterly Announces

Contest of the Quarter

for GCWA Members, only


Magnolia Quarterly’s 250 word Summer 2017 Contest

Topic: “Beach Balls”

Nonfiction Fiction Poetry

Humor Free Style


Win a Book!  Win $5.00!  Win an Award Certificate!

Winning entries will receive an award certificate, a $5 cash prize, PLUS a gift certificate to purchase one book (up to $20) from the GCWA Book List

E-mail all entries to with title “MQ Contest Entry.”

Email deadline: July 1, 2017

Rules:   No entry fee.  Entries must be 250 Words or less, excluding title. Only GCWA members may enter.  Philip L. Levin, editor of MQ will be the judge. All entrants must agree to allow publication in the MQ along with their names or pseudonym. Prizes paid at publication. MQ requires one-time publishing rights only; afterwards all rights revert to the authors.

See winning entries from the last MQ contest!

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