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    The Masters Review Volume VI Is Here!

    The Masters Review Volume VI Is Here!

    Happy December, everyone. We could not be more thrilled to have The Masters Review Volume VI with stories selected by Roxane Gay in hand this month. Physical copies have found their homes with readers, and there is nothing more rewarding…

    New Voices: “The Devil is a Liar” by Nana Nkweti

    New Voices: “The Devil is a Liar” by Nana Nkweti

    Today, we are pleased to share with you the second place winner of our Short Story Award for New Writers: “The Devil is a Liar” by Nana Nkweti. This story is told from the alternating perspectives of a mother and…

    December Deadlines: 14 Literary Magazines and Contests with Deadlines This Month

    December Deadlines: 14 Literary Magazines and Contests with Deadlines This Month

    If you don’t feel up to braving the weather, you can build your endurance by braving these literary challenges instead! Screw your courage to the sticking place and send in your submissions! ONGOING! Winter Short Story Award for New Writers…

    The Masters Review: A Year In Stories

    The Masters Review: A Year In Stories

    Oh, the holidays. This is a time to look back and reflect on the year that is (mostly) behind us. Well, especially this year, our favorite way to do that is by rereading the wonderful stories we have published by (mostly) emerging writers. Today, we present all of the fiction and nonfiction that debuted on the site in 2017. From a story about a mysterious string of drownings afflicting the teenagers of a town, to a contribution from the great…

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    Fiction. Essays. Edits. Experts.

    Thank you to everyone who submitted to our Fall Fiction Contest! We are eagerly reading stories and will have the results announced soon. Take note, our Winter Short Story Award For New Writers is currently open to submissions and closes on Jan 15, 2018. Send us your stories! Also now available, is our Volume VI anthology with stories selected by Roxane Gay! 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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