Gadfly Competition

The Gadfly is Madisonville Community College s literary magazine. We publish the works of students, faculty, staff, and members of the community. Area residents of all ages are welcome to submit original art, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.

  • Winning Cover Art Submission: $50
  • Best Poem: $25
  • Best Fiction: $25
  • Best Nonfiction: $25

Contest Rules: All Gadfly submissions will be entered into the contest in the appropriate category. There is a limit of 4 (four) submissions per person. Submissions must be limited to 2500 words or fewer. Work must be submitted as a Word document, PDF, or JPEG.

Submission deadline: February 1, 2017

Winners will be announced in April and will be awarded prize money at the Gadfly release party in May 2017.

Please email submissions to Brooke Archila at