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    Best Small Fictions Nominations

    Best Small Fictions Nominations

    The Masters Review is excited to share our nominations for Best Small Fictions! Meet the authors, read their stories: The High Points by Craig Kenworthy – Winner of Ooligan’s Write To Publish Short Fiction Contest Craig Kenworthy’s work appears both…

    Call for Readers: Winter

    Call for Readers: Winter

    The Masters Review is looking to add some talented new readers to our team this winter. If you love literary fiction and nonfiction, and three to four hours of reading submissions a week sounds like fun, we encourage you to…

    Notes from the Slush: Summer 2018 Short Story Award

    Notes from the Slush: Summer 2018 Short Story Award

    Thank you to all of our submitters for participating in this year’s Summer Short Story Award for New Writers. Today, our editors discuss what helped our winning stories stand out and what, ultimately, held others back. Thanks to all again…

    New Voices – “The Front Line” by James Walley

    New Voices – “The Front Line” by James Walley

    Today, we are excited to welcome James Walley’s “The Front Line” to our New Voices catalog. Between deployments, a young corporal learns it’s not as easy as he expected to leave Afghanistan behind. “The Front Line” explores the loss of individual identity that can come with leading a squad. How far is too far, Walley invites us all to wonder, as the NCO works for his squad’s approval. Read on.   “Look, I got a year and a half left…

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    Fiction. Essays. Edits. Experts.

    Thank you to all of our amazing submitters! Stay tuned for the winners of our Summer Short Story Award for New Writers. Thank you to everyone who submitted to The Masters Review Volume VII with stories selected by Rebecca Makkai and congratulations to the ten finalists! This printed work is a collection of ten stories and essays by emerging writers and is sent to editors and agents across the country. Be sure to check out or 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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