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The Masters Review Volume VI

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    New Voices: “White Out” by Caitlin O’Neil

    New Voices: “White Out” by Caitlin O’Neil

    Congratulations to Caitlin O’Neil and her haunting story, “White Out,” the second-place winner of our Winter Short Story Award. In “White Out,” New England is under feet of snow, which has separated families and loved ones from the rest of…

    Two Weeks! Submit to Our Flash Fiction Contest With PEN America and Poets & Writers

    Two Weeks! Submit to Our Flash Fiction Contest With PEN America and Poets & Writers

    Writers, there are only two weeks left to submit to our flash fiction contest. The winner earns $2000, publication in PEN America and The Masters Review, and special recognition in Poets & Writers Magazine. Second and third place writers earn…

    “Red” by Katie Knoll Finalist For Shirley Jackson Award

    “Red” by Katie Knoll Finalist For Shirley Jackson Award

    Enormous congratulations to “Red” by Katie Knoll, our 2016 Summer Short Story Award Winner. This incredible and haunting story was not only selected for publication in Best Weird Fictions but has also been named a finalist for Best Short Fiction…

    The Masters Review Volume VI Shortlist – Roxane Gay

    The Masters Review Volume VI Shortlist – Roxane Gay

    Congratulations to the thirty writers recognized on this year’s anthology shortlist. Roxane Gay will select the ten winning stories and essays for publication, which will announce in mid-June. Thank you to everyone who submitted. We received more submissions than ever before and were blown away by the quality of the work. We look forward to bringing you a killer anthology this fall. Stay tuned for the final results! The Masters Review Volume VI Shortlist “The Morning After the Hometown Diner…

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    Fiction. Essays. Edits. Experts.

    Thank you to everyone who submitted to our Anthology Prize. We recently announced our shortlist and are waiting for ROXANE GAY to select the winners! This printed work is a collection of ten stories and essays, is distributed nationally, and sent to editors and agents across the country. Our CALL FOR FLASH FICTION is now open and brand new this year! Be sure to check out or calendar page, which highlights more 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.
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