The Masters Review Volume VI

Stories and Essays Selected by Roxane Gay

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Winter Short Story Award

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    5 Summer Workshops with Upcoming Deadlines

    5 Summer Workshops with Upcoming Deadlines

    Spring is nigh, and with it comes deadlines for the prestigious and exciting Summer Writers Workshops. Nothing beats these idyllic summer camps for writers, with workshops, lectures, and distinguished guests. We’ve compiled a list of five of the country’s best…

    Author Interview: “Climb On” by Shubha Venugopal

    Author Interview: “Climb On” by Shubha Venugopal

    The fifth volume of our anthology published on October 1st and can be purchased here. To celebrate its launch and because submissions are open for our sixth volume (submit here!) we are interviewing each of the ten authors who appear…

    New Voices: “My Sam and I” by Nick Fuller Googins

    New Voices: “My Sam and I” by Nick Fuller Googins

    Today, we are proud to welcome a remarkably energetic and wholly singular story to our New Voices library: “My Sam and I” by Nick Fuller Googins. In this tale, a husband and a wife decide to become stowaways on a…

    9 TED Talks From Writers

    9 TED Talks From Writers

    We love a good TED Talk. What better way to celebrate this awesome media than with  a roundup of talks by nine kickass authors? Whether you are looking for a talk on fear and imagination, or poetry and animation—we have something for you. Just follow the links below. Roxane Gay We can’t stop talking about how thrilled we are to have the incredible Roxane Gay as the judge for our sixth anthology. She has established herself as a fiction writer,…

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    Fiction. Essays. Edits. Experts.

    Thank you to everyone who submitted to our SHORT STORY AWARD. Winners will announce in the spring. ROXANE GAY is selecting stories for the sixth volume of our anthology, open until March 31. Submit now! This printed work is a collection of ten stories and essays, is distributed nationally, and sent to editors and agents across the country. Be sure to check out or calendar page, which highlights upcoming projects for 2017, 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. NEWS: The winners of our FALL FICTION CONTEST have been announced! Stories publish this spring.
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