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    TMR Author Lydia Conklin Wins Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award!

    TMR Author Lydia Conklin Wins Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award!

    Every year, the fabulous Rona Jaffe Foundation honors six emerging, women writers with awards of $30,000 each. This award is a true mark of distinction as well as an invaluable resource for writers in the early stages of their careers….

    Spring Flash Fiction Contest Winners!

    Spring Flash Fiction Contest Winners!

    We are proud to announce the winners of our spring Flash Fiction Contest! Thank you to everyone who shared their small and powerful stories. Keep an eye out for our three winners on the blog this fall. First Place: “Ebenezer,…

    Congratulations to Nick Fuller Googins!

    Congratulations to Nick Fuller Googins!

    We love seeing Masters Review authors go on to accomplish great things. We are especially proud to share the news that our recent Short Story Award winner Nick Fuller Googins recently found an agent thanks to the exposure from our…

    New Voices – “You-You” by Grayson Morley: Part I

    New Voices – “You-You” by Grayson Morley: Part I

    Today, we are proud to welcome “You-You” be Grayson Morley to our New Voices library. We are publishing this story in two parts, and the second installment will launch on the blog in two weeks. “You-You” takes you inside the mind of a college freshman who suffers from depression, who struggles with confidence and body image, who plays D&D, and who really, really wants to ask out a girl in his science class. “You-You” offers us a refreshingly unique and…

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    Fiction. Essays. Edits. Experts.

    Submissions to our Summer Flash Fiction Contest are now open! Stay tuned for the winners of our Spring Flash Fiction Contest and our Summer Short Story Award for New Writers. Thank you to everyone who submitted to The Masters Review Volume VII with stories selected by Rebecca Makkai and congratulations to the ten finalists! This printed work is a collection of ten stories and essays by emerging writers and is sent to editors and agents across the country. Be sure to check out or calendar page, which highlights more upcoming projects for 2018, 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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