Upcoming submissions



New this year! The Masters Review has always been a fan of flash fiction, so this year we are holding a submissions period dedicated exclusively to flash fiction. Send us your stories under 1000 words for a chance at $2000 and publication online. Judged by The Masters Review staff.

PRIZES: $2000 awarded

DEADLINE: May 31, 2017

One of our favorite awards each year! Our Short Story Award For New Writers identifies three emerging writers and offers them cash prizes, publication, and agency review. All honorable mentions receive agency review and publication as well. Check out our Short Story Award For New Writers page for more details.

PRIZES: $2000, publication, and agency review to the winner. $200, $100, agency review, and publication to the runners up.

DEADLINE: July 30, 2017

One of our favorite projects each year. Last summer we paired with editors from The Paris Review, Tin House, American Short Fiction, and The Kenyon Review to offer feedback on your fiction and narrative nonfiction from some of the best editors in the field. Stay tuned for a new crop of incredible editors in 2017.

DEADLINE: Rolling through Aug 31, 2017

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Our New Voices category is always open and always free to submit. Selected stories are paid $0.10/word up to $200 and are published on the site. Read New Voices stories, here. For submission guidelines, click here.

Want to submit? Guidelines can be found on the submissions page.

All open submission categories can be accessed here: