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    April Book Review: Girl A by Abigail Dean

    April Book Review: Girl A by Abigail Dean

    In our first book review of April, reviewer Dan Mazzacane explores Abigail Dean’s Girl A, published in February of this year by Viking. Mazzacane writes, “[F]or all its darkness, there is tenderness, small moments of happiness between Lex and her…

    New Voices: “Smith” by Rob Franklin

    New Voices: “Smith” by Rob Franklin

    In Rob Franklin’s “Smith,” this week’s New Voices story, the narrator, Smith, discovers his grandfather, not Jackie Robinson, broke the color barrier in professional baseball, becoming the first Black man to play in the major leagues as the right fielder…

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    Litmag Roadmap: Georgia

    Georgia is in the new right now for not-great reasons, but there are still lovely lit mags in the state that need your support! Rebecca Williamson’s got you covered in this post: Considering Georgia’s status as the fourth state of…

    New Voices: “Rip Your Throat Out” by Will Ejzak

    New Voices: “Rip Your Throat Out” by Will Ejzak

    When the zombies came, humans adapted. They erected fences. They stationed snipers on the roofs of schools. They believed Ground Zero was safe during the daylight. In Will Ejzak’s “Rip Your Throat Out,” our narrator Rip wants you to know, in a voice all his own, this isn’t true. Today’s New Voices story is full of heart, humor, and humans who think they’re safe. Read on at your own risk: They talk about winning in school. Ms. Fincher say, We…

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    Fiction. Essays. Edits. Experts.

    Our annual Flash Fiction Contest is open until May 30th! Stuart Dybek is standing by as this year's guest judge. $3000 will be awarded to the winning writer. Submissions up to 1,000 words. 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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