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    Reading Through the Awards: Hamnet, by Maggie O’Farrell

    Reading Through the Awards: Hamnet, by Maggie O’Farrell

    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. Maggie O’Farrell’s Hamnet, recent…

    Litmag Roadmap: Ohio

    Litmag Roadmap: Ohio

    Buckeye State, here we come! Ohio is our next stop on our Litmag roadmap, and I hope you’ve packed for a long trip, because there are so many great journals to look at! The main things you need to know…

    Craft Chat: What We’re Looking For in Chapbooks

    Craft Chat: What We’re Looking For in Chapbooks

    In this Craft Chat, our editors discuss a few of the endless possibilities that chapbooks represent for us. We’re hoping to read great writing, of course, and we always do! But this contest offers something new that our other contests…

    New Voices: “Fire Season” by Vincent Chavez

    New Voices: “Fire Season” by Vincent Chavez

    In today’s New Voices, we are excited to present “Fire Season” by Vincent Chavez, an honorable mention for our 2020 Flash Fiction Contest. Written in the second person, “Fire Season” comes to us as “California is on fire again.” Dive into Vincent Chavez’s magnificent flash below: As a child, your mother walked into kindergarten on her first day of school, pigtailed with no backpack, and a blonde barbie in hand. Her skin was browner than yours. Her name was browner…

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    Fiction. Essays. Edits. Experts.

    Our brand new Chapbook Contest is open until November 15th! $3000 and print + digital publication, as well as 50 contributor copies, for the winning chapbook! Check back near the end of October for our Summer Short Story Award shortlist. 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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