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    9 Presses That Accept Unsolicited Manuscripts

    9 Presses That Accept Unsolicited Manuscripts

    Do you have a book-length manuscript that is ready to submit? Consider sending it to one (or many) of these nine awesome presses that accept unsolicited manuscripts. We are huge fans of these presses and are so grateful for the…

    New Voices: “Iron Boy Kills the Devil” by Sheldon Costa

    New Voices: “Iron Boy Kills the Devil” by Sheldon Costa

    “Iron Boy Kills the Devil” was the third place winner of our latest Short Story Award for New Writers. This exacting story is told from the point of view of fourteen-year-old Iron Boy. He lives in a depressed, rural town…

    Fall Fiction Contest – Last Day To Submit!

    Fall Fiction Contest – Last Day To Submit!

    It is the last day to submit to our third annual Fall Fiction Contest, judged by BRIAN EVENSON! The winner receives $2000, publication, and a personalized note from Brian himself. Second and third place stories earn $200 and $100 respectively,…

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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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