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The Masters Review Volume VI

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    A Guide to Low-Residency MFAs

    A Guide to Low-Residency MFAs

    With the next MFA application season just around the corner, it’s time to start seriously thinking about programs. Writers—are you considering the low-residency option? For those of us anchored into a job, with family, or simply unable to relocate, low-res…

    New Voices: “Road Trip” by Rachel Attias

    New Voices: “Road Trip” by Rachel Attias

    Rachel Attias’s powerful piece, “Road Trip,” received an honorable mention in our recent Flash Fiction Contest. This pithy little story goes deep. It chronicles the experience of a group of girls who set off on a cross-country road trip after…

    The Masters Review Volume VI Anthology Prize – Winners!

    The Masters Review Volume VI Anthology Prize – Winners!

    They’re here! We’re immensely proud to present the ten winning stories of our Anthology Prize, selected by Roxane Gay and which will appear in the sixth volume of The Masters Review. We couldn’t be happier to promote a collection that…

    August Deadlines: 13 Contests and Prizes With Deadlines This Month

    August Deadlines: 13 Contests and Prizes With Deadlines This Month

    We’re in the dog days of summer, and motivation can be hard to find. To help you out, here’s a wonderfully ordered list of opportunities all coming up in the month of August. So escape from the summer heat for awhile and sit in the shade of a tree, or in the AC, and crank out those submissions! FEATURED! Short Story Award for New Writers Don’t miss your chance to submit to our biggest submission period of the year, which…

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    Fiction. Essays. Edits. Experts.

    DEADLINE SOON! Submit to our Short Story Award for New Writers, which closes on July 31. And thank you to everyone who submitted to our Flash Fiction Contest! We just announced the winners so look for them on our Flash Fiction page. Also recently announced, are the winners of our Anthology Prize 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 2017, 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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