The Masters Review Volume VI

Stories and Essays Selected by Roxane Gay

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Winter Short Story Award

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    New Voices: “Good Creatures, Small Things” by Cate Fricke

    New Voices: “Good Creatures, Small Things” by Cate Fricke

    We’re so pleased to introduce the third place winner of our Fall Fiction Contest, “Good Creatures, Small Things.” In this haunting story, author Cate Fricke plays with chronology, leading readers back through fifteen days to the start of a strange…

    9 TED Talks From Writers

    9 TED Talks From Writers

    We love a good TED Talk. What better way to celebrate this awesome media than with  a roundup of talks by nine kickass authors? Whether you are looking for a talk on fear and imagination, or poetry and animation—we have…

    5 Summer Workshops with Upcoming Deadlines

    5 Summer Workshops with Upcoming Deadlines

    Spring is nigh, and with it comes deadlines for the prestigious and exciting Summer Writers Workshops. Nothing beats these idyllic summer camps for writers, with workshops, lectures, and distinguished guests. We’ve compiled a list of five of the country’s best…

    March Deadlines: 10 Awards and Deadlines to Meet This Month

    March Deadlines: 10 Awards and Deadlines to Meet This Month

    Spring is right around the corner and we’re so full of anticipation we can hardly wait! Our advice to you: use what’s left of the shorter days to finish stories and submit. To that end, we’ve compiled some our favorite deadlines in March. Featured! Masters Review Anthology Submissions $5000 awarded! It’s that time of year again, The Masters Review is accepting entries for our anthology. Submissions can be fiction or narrative nonfiction, but they need to be less than 8000…

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    Fiction. Essays. Edits. Experts.

    Thank you to everyone who submitted to our SHORT STORY AWARD. Winners will announce in the spring. ROXANE GAY is selecting stories for the sixth volume of our anthology, open until March 31. Submit now! 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 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. NEWS: The winners of our FALL FICTION CONTEST have been announced! Stories publish this spring.
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