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    January Book Review: Everything Here Is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee

    January Book Review: Everything Here Is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee

    New year, new books. Today, we are pleased to feature a review of Mira T. Lee’s debut novel Everything Here Is Beautiful, out today from Pamela Dorman Books. Reviewer Katharine Coldiron writes: “Mira T. Lee’s voice is not reassuring or…

    Fall Fiction Contest Shortlist

    Fall Fiction Contest Shortlist

    We are proud to announce the shortlist of fifteen stories for our latest Fall Fiction Contest, judged by Brian Evenson. Brian will select first, second, and third place stories from this list and the winners will announce in about a…

    Call for Readers!

    Call for Readers!

    The Masters Review is looking to add some talented new readers to our team in 2018. If you love literary fiction and nonfiction, and three to four hours of reading submissions a week sounds like fun, we encourage you to…

    New Voices: “Night Vision” by Glori Simmons

    New Voices: “Night Vision” by Glori Simmons

    Today, we are proud to welcome “Night Vision” by Glori Simmons to our New Voices library. In this story, an American soldier stationed in Iraq faces—and crosses—moral lines. This story is deftly written, moving, and precise. It is part of Glori’s collection, Carry You, which is forthcoming from Autumn House Press in March. “Patrolling that night, Clark had the feeling that they shouldn’t be there. . . . He hated the false security provided by the night vision goggles. They…

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    Fiction. Essays. Edits. Experts.

    Thank you to everyone who submitted to our Winter Short Story Award! We will announce the results this spring and look forward to reading an excellent group of stories. Our Fall Fiction shortlist just announced, congratulations to the writers selected. Also now available, is our Volume VI anthology with stories selected by Roxane Gay! This printed work is a collection of ten stories and essays, is distributed nationally, and sent to editors and agents across the country. Be sure to check out or calendar page, which highlights more upcoming projects for 2018, 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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