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    New Fiction:

    New Fiction: "The Uncanny Valley" by Matthew Pitt

    In this story, a pastor attends a Lamaze class with his wife. He can’t stop wondering about the man who comes to class with one woman one week, and a different one the next. Pitt’s incisive prose blurs the line between the strange and the familiar, making us question our own reality.
    Fall Forecast - Places to Submit

    Fall Forecast - Places to Submit

    The beginning of fall marks the start of submission season. Check out our list of lit mags that reopen to submissions in the fall as well as our list of magazines with themed submissions that have upcoming deadlines. Lots of great places to submit!
    Summer Workshop with Tin House Editor Michelle Wildgen

    Summer Workshop with Tin House Editor Michelle Wildgen

    REGISTRATION IS FULL. Thank you to everyone who submitted! To be added to the waitlist, please contact a staff member and stay tuned for more information. We’re thrilled to be working with Tin House executive editor Michelle Wildgen this summer. Our workshops are a great opportunity to receive professional feedback and guidance on your writing. Info on our next workshop will be released shortly.

    Break For Summer

    Break For Summer

    Welcome to the end of summer August. This is just a friendly note to let readers know that The Masters Review staff is going on break until after Labor Day. We’re still reading submissions and working on projects, but the blog is going on hiatus and there may be lulls on email. If you need to reach a staff member, you can do so at: contact (at) mastersreview (dot) com and we’ll be back to you shortly. A few things:…

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    The Masters Review is up to a lot of cool stuff. Our ONLINE WORKSHOP with Tin House Editor Michelle Wildgen is closed for registration, but waitlist spots are available. Also, our SHORT STORY AWARD FOR NEW WRITERS recently closed and will recognize three outstanding stories later this summer. OUR ANTHOLOGY, with guest judge KEVIN BROCKMEIER, acknowledges today's best emerging writers and publishes this fall. The anthology is one of our favorite projects each year and acts as a major endorsement for new writers. In addition to publication in a nationally distributed journal, anthology authors are part of an exclusive mailing to editors, agents, and publishers. We also offer a ton of great opportunities for writers. 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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