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The Masters Review Volume VI

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    New Voices: “Longshore Drift” by Scott Broker

    New Voices: “Longshore Drift” by Scott Broker

    Today we present “Longshore Drift” by Scott Broker, the latest addition to our New Voices library. In this story a pair of siblings visit their grandfather in Mexico, skeptical of the man they’ve heard so much about from their parents….

    Short Story Award For New Writers – Summer!

    Short Story Award For New Writers – Summer!

    Summer is just around the corner, and our Short Story Award For New Writers, which awards $3000 + publication + agency review to the winner is now open! Check out all the details below, including an awesome new crop of…

    Contest Winners Reading List

    Contest Winners Reading List

    Happy Friday, everyone. To kick off the weekend, we have compiled some of our favorite pieces from The Masters Review archives: our past contest winners. From a story about girls who turn into deer to a piece set in Oregon’s…

    The Masters Review Volume VI Finalists Announcement: Sit Tight!

    The Masters Review Volume VI Finalists Announcement: Sit Tight!

    Thank you again to everyone who submitted to The Masters Review Volume VI, judged by Roxane Gay, and congratulations to the thirty authors who made the shortlist. We hope that you are as excited as we are to hear which ten stories and essays Roxane will pick to be featured in our printed anthology. We wanted to let you know that our winners announcement will be coming soon, so stay tuned! Until then, sit back, relax, and enjoy the summertime.

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    Fiction. Essays. Edits. Experts.

    Thank you to everyone who submitted to our Flash Fiction Contest. We hope to select the winners soon. We recently announced our shortlist and are waiting for ROXANE GAY to choose 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. 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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