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    June Book Review: Site Fidelity by Claire Boyles

    June Book Review: Site Fidelity by Claire Boyles

    Our next book review in June comes to us from Alexis David, who reviews Claire Boyle’s new collection Site Fidelity, out today from W.W. Norton. “Boyles’s book,” David writes, “a collection of stories about people interacting with western landscapes, can…

    New Voices: “What Made You This Way” by Enyinna Nnabuihe

    New Voices: “What Made You This Way” by Enyinna Nnabuihe

    Adedeji explores his sexuality in “What Made You This Way” by Enyinna Nnabuihe, the newest entry to our New Voices catalog. Spurred by memories of his friend Sochima, Adedeji must navigate around his family’s traditional values to reach a full…

    2020-2021 Winter Short Story Award for New Writers: Finalists!

    2020-2021 Winter Short Story Award for New Writers: Finalists!

    Our finalists are in! Selected by Helen Oyeyemi, the following writers have been deemed the best of the best in a tough competition. Congratulations to the winners, and THANK YOU to all of our submitters for continually making our decisions…

    Reading Through the Awards: Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn

    Reading Through the Awards: Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn

    In a continuation of our series of micro-reviews, assistant editor Brandon Williams brought together a group of ardent readers to give their quick-hit impressions of recent novels which have won major awards from the literary world. Kawai Strong Washburn’s Sharks in the Time of Saviors, recent winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel, is our next selection. Quick Book Summary (from the official blurb): “In 1995 Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i, on a rare family vacation, seven-year-old Nainoa Flores falls overboard a…

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    The 2021 Summer Short Story Award for New Writers opens in July. Check back soon for an announcement of 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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