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    New Voices: “Hakuri” by Jessica Cavero

    New Voices: “Hakuri” by Jessica Cavero

    “This excerpt drew me in with its darkly poetic sensibility, each sentence a glimmering, ominous jewel,” writes guest judge Dan Chaon about “Hakuri” by Jessica Cavero, his 2nd place selection in our debut Novel Excerpt Contest. “We are plunged into…

    Interview with the Winner: Alan Sincic

    Interview with the Winner: Alan Sincic

    On Monday, we published Alan Sincic’s “The Slapjack,” selected by Dan Chaon as the third place finalist in our inaugural Novel Excerpt Contest. Today, we’re pleased to share with you this interview with the winner, in which we discuss the…

    2022 Flash Fiction Contest Finalists!

    2022 Flash Fiction Contest Finalists!

    And the winners are…! Kim Chinquee has chosen “Out, Brief Candle” by Hannah Roberts as the grand prize winner of the 2022 Flash Fiction Contest! Congratulations to Hannah, and our other finalists, and a heartfelt THANK YOU! to all of…

    Big News: Charmaine Craig Will Judge the 2022 Novel Excerpt Contest!

    Big News: Charmaine Craig Will Judge the 2022 Novel Excerpt Contest!

    Our 2022 Novel Excerpt Contest is just around the corner, and we’re excited to announce that Charmaine Craig, author of the forthcoming novel My Nemesis and the novels Miss Burma and The Good Men, will judge this year’s contest! The past few weeks we’ve published the finalists of the 2021 contest; read the winning selections and get your own excerpts prepared for this year’s contest. The full details can be found below and on our contest page. Submissions open October…

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    Fiction. Essays. Edits. Experts.

    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. The 2022 Novel Excerpt Contest will open on Oct. 1st, with Charmaine Craig serving as this year's judge. 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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