Thank you for sending your work to New South. We want you to know that we consider each piece that is submitted very carefully. While we won't be accepting this particular piece right now, we do want to thank you for your interest in the publication.
2018 Thank you for submitting your work to New South. Unfortunately, this piece was not right for us. This is not a reflection on your work or strength as a writer; it simply does not meet our needs at this time.
We appreciate your interest in New South and wish you luck placing this piece elsewhere.