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    The Masters Review Volume VI – Preorder now!

    The Masters Review Volume VI – Preorder now!

    The sixth volume of our anthology publishes this October and we’re thrilled to share a sneak peak of the cover. With stories selected by Roxane Gay, we can’t wait to bring you ten incredible stories written by today’s best emerging…

    New Voices:  “Lions in the House” by Beejay Silcox

    New Voices: “Lions in the House” by Beejay Silcox

    Today, we are pleased to share with you the second place winner in our Flash Fiction Contest, “Lions in the House” by Beejay Silcox. This is a lovely, taut piece of flash. Through a discussion of nighttime noises in a…

    Book Review: “The Graybar Hotel” by Curtis Dawkins

    Book Review: “The Graybar Hotel” by Curtis Dawkins

    Today we feature a story collection by debut author, Curtis Dawkins. The stories in “The Graybar Hotel” are, as reviewer Julia Mucha writes, “an intriguing glimpse into the emotions and tedium of life as a prisoner in America.” While Dawkins…

    The Masters Review Volume VI – Introduction by Roxane Gay

    The Masters Review Volume VI – Introduction by Roxane Gay

    Our sixth anthology of outstanding work by emerging writers, with stories selected by Roxane Gay, publishes in October and is available for pre-order. We are so excited, we couldn’t wait until next month to share Roxane Gay’s wonderful introduction to these ten awesome tales. We are so grateful to have worked with Roxane Gay on this volume, and we can’t wait to share it with you. “And though I rarely am interested in stories about sad white people in sad…

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    Fiction. Essays. Edits. Experts.

    Fall Fiction Contest is OPEN and it is being judged by the incredible BRIAN EVENSON. Pop on over to our Fall Fiction page and take a look. A big thanks to everyone who registered for our Summer Workshop. This year we worked with editors from Tin House, The Paris Review, and American Short Fiction. And thank you to everyone who submitted to our Flash Fiction Contest! We just announced the winners so look for them on our Flash Fiction page. Also recently announced, are the winners of our Anthology Prize 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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