2023 Chapbook Open Results!

May 23, 2024

Our Chapbook Open proves year in and year out to be one of our most fiercely competitive contests, and this year’s submissions proved no different. Michael Martone had a difficult decision to make, but he has chosen Lisbeth White’s A Most Natural Thing as the winner of the 2023 Chapbook Open! White’s chapbook—”part travel-writing, part ecopoetical mythology, part memoir of healing”—will be published in spring 2025. Congratulations, Lisbeth!


A Most Natural Thing by Lisbeth White


Little Bat Daycare by Michael Giddings

This Road May Flood by Kari Shemwell



At The Masters Review, our mission is to support emerging writers. We only accept submissions from writers who can benefit from a larger platform: typically, writers without published novels or story collections or with low circulation. We publish fiction and nonfiction online year-round and put out an annual anthology of the ten best emerging writers in the country, judged by an expert in the field. We publish craft essays, interviews and book reviews and hold workshops that connect emerging and established writers.

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