The Mad River Anthology is NCCC’s annual literary magazine which features literary and artistic work created by students currently studying at the college. The anthology has been published yearly since 1972. Writing featured in the anthology typically has been poetry, short expository prose pieces, short fiction, song lyrics, personal essays, and letters. The magazine’s literary and artistic content is chosen by English Department editors. Black and white photography is included from NCCC’s Art Department faculty and students. Pieces for consideration for the anthology may be submitted at any time, but normally submissions are solicited during the fall semester. Publication of The Mad River Anthology is sponsored by the Northwestern Connecticut Community College Foundation with the added resources of the College and various College organizations.

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