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    New Voices: “The Cock in Cadwalader Heights” by Ariel Delgado Dixon

    New Voices: “The Cock in Cadwalader Heights” by Ariel Delgado Dixon

    In Ariel Delgado Dixon’s beautiful summer story “The Cock in Cadwalader Heights,” an eleven-year-old girl growing up in Trenton, New Jersey decides to investigate the mysterious rooster who lives in an abandoned house in her neighborhood. “The Cock in Cadwalader…

    Stories That Teach: “A Particular Woman” by Molly Jean Bennett – Discussed by Sadye Teiser

    Stories That Teach: “A Particular Woman” by Molly Jean Bennett – Discussed by Sadye Teiser

    Our Stories That Teach series closely examines works of fiction for the lessons that they can teach us about craft. We’ve taken a look at Lauren Groff’s exquisite sentences, the creepy suspense of Laura Benedict’s “When I Make Love to…

    20 Classic Books For The Tail End of Summer

    20 Classic Books For The Tail End of Summer

    Well, the Back-to-School displays are up in stores, and Labor Day is lurking around the corner. But there is still time to soak up the sun and enjoy summer reading. Whether you are looking for something to read during your…

    Solar Eclipse Fiction: “A Rogue Planet” by Thomas Pierce

    Solar Eclipse Fiction: “A Rogue Planet” by Thomas Pierce

    The great solar eclipse is happening and we can think of no better story from our library to offer you than Thomas Pierce’s “A Rogue Planet.” In this story, the narrator goes on about a planet, and begins to poke holes in our assumptions about human knowledge and relationships. This pithy and masterful tale shows us that, though we may think we’re sure of the workings of our world and our minds—we actually have no idea. The perfect story to…

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    Fiction. Essays. Edits. Experts.

    DEADLINE SOON! Submit to our Short Story Award for New Writers, which closes on July 31. 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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