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    December Deadlines: 14 Literary Contests This Month

    December Deadlines: 14 Literary Contests This Month

    These contest opportunities are building up even faster than the snow, but they might melt away just as fast. Don’t lose this race against time, and submit while you still can! FEATURED! The Masters Review Novel Excerpt Contest This is…

    One Week Remaining: 2022 Novel Excerpt Contest

    One Week Remaining: 2022 Novel Excerpt Contest

    Just a bit over one week left in our 2nd annual Novel Excerpt Contest! We are  seeking excerpts that show off a sense of style, with a clear grasp on craft: narrative, character, and plot. Submissions are open until December…

    November Book Review: Aesthetica by Allie Rowbottom

    November Book Review: Aesthetica by Allie Rowbottom

    In our final book review in November, Joanna Acevedo examines Allie Rowbottom’s new Aesthetica, out today from Soho Press. “It’s an addictive novel,” she writes, “as addictive as pressing Like or refreshing one’s feed to see what’s happened in the…

    New Voices: “My Sister Versus Tomatoes” by Kate Barss

    New Voices: “My Sister Versus Tomatoes” by Kate Barss

    In today’s New Voices, we’re pleased to share the third place finalist in our 2022 Flash Fiction Contest selected by Kim Chinquee, “My Sister Versus Tomatoes” by Kate Barss! To introduce the piece, Chinquee writes, “‘My Sister Versus Tomatoes’ is a refreshing tale about rituals, relationships, how one survives and belongs in the world. At times funny, its strong, interesting and fun tone makes it a winner!” Read this sharp flash in full at the link below. My mother says…

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    Fiction. Essays. Edits. Experts.

    Our 2nd annual Novel Excerpt Contest is now open for submissions! Charmaine Craig will serve as this year's judge. Submit up to 6,000 words from your unpublished or in-progress novel, open until December 1st! Now through December 31st, submit your prose chapbooks of up to 45 pages for consideration in The Masters Review's 2022 Chapbook Open. Kim Fu will be selecting this year's winning manuscript. 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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