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    New Voices: “Celestial Navigation” by Heather Marshall

    New Voices: “Celestial Navigation” by Heather Marshall

    Heather Marshall’s “Celestial Navigation,” this week’s New Voices story, earned an honorable mention in our 2020-2021 Winter Short Story Award for New Voices. “Celestial Navigation” is a masterclass in meditative prose. Isobel, yearning for adventure, now three years separated from…

    Litmag Roadmap: Tennessee

    Litmag Roadmap: Tennessee

    We’re moving to Music City in this edition of Litmag Roadmap! B.B. Garin’s got the next roundup of incredible litmags who call the state of Tennessee home. Follow along. From Graceland to Dollywood to The Grand Ole Opry, Tennessee is…

    Reading Through the Awards: The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich

    Reading Through the Awards: The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich

    In a continuation of our series of micro-reviews, assistant editor Brandon Williams brought together a group of ardent readers to give their quick-hit impressions of recent novels which have won major awards from the literary world. Louise Erdrich’s The Night…

    2021 Summer Workshop: Meet the Editors

    2021 Summer Workshop: Meet the Editors

    This year’s Summer Workshop opens in just under two weeks. Meet the instructors who will be providing their expertise for your manuscripts! Registration for the workshop will open on August 1st. Find out more about our Summer Workshop here. Lauren Kane is the assistant editor at The Paris Review. Halimah Marcus is the Executive Director of Electric Literature, an innovative digital publisher based in Brooklyn, and the Editor-in-Chief of its weekly fiction magazine, Recommended Reading. She is also the editor…

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    The 2021 Summer Short Story Award for New Writers is open until August 30th! This year's finalists will be selected by Kristen Arnett. Be sure to check out our calendar page, which highlights more upcoming projects, and remember, our New Voices submission category is free to submit and pays for stories. It's all part of our mission to offer a quality platform for emerging writers.
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