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Summer Workshop with Tin House Editor Michelle Wildgen

Each quarter we host an online workshop that allows you to get feedback from an established writer or editor in the field. Our summer term is perfect for polishing up those stories for when lit mags open to submissions in the fall. Well. We’re thrilled to announce that from Aug 1 – Aug 31, Tin House executive editor Michelle Wildgen will be offering feedback on stories.

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Submissions for our summer Online Workshop will be open from August 1 – August 31. However, there are only a certain number of spots available, so don’t wait! This term we only have space for TEN writers.

Participants Receive:

Submission Guidelines:

We are accepting works of fiction and creative nonfiction up to twenty-five double-spaced pages, or 6,250 words. All genres and all styles are welcome. We’re sorry to say we can only review a single story at a time. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis. You can reserve your spot now, but when spaces are full we can no longer accommodate additional participants.

The Online Workshop fee is $299, due upon registration. Registration opens on August 1, 2015.

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Our summer workshop begins in August and you can register now through August 15, 2014, to get your story or essay submission ready for fall, when so many lit mags re-open for submissions.

We’ve got a cracking team of guest editors who will be reading and providing feedback, including Jason Diamond from Flavorwire, Anna Prushinskaya from Joyland, Sarah Wells from Riverteeth, Daniel Bullard-Bates from theNewerYork, and Ashley Farmer from Juked.

For further details on what you receive when you register, or to sign up now, click the button below.

Your suggestions have been so helpful and I will definitely be in touch as I begin tearing through it again. Thank you so so much for this opportunity! I feel like you are so in tune with my writing and what I want to do. Thank you so much for this.

Halle, Summer Workshop Writer, 2013

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Online Summer Workshop – Register Now!

Trying to get that piece of writing ready for submissions? Think of registering for our online summer workshop. This August we’re pairing you up with the best editors and writers in the field. Get feedback and edits on a story, perfect your submission, and receive suggestions on magazines and journals who are a strong fit for your work. But before you do all that, lets meet the wonderful writers who we are working with this summer.summerworkshop_blog

Our Summer Workshop Instructors:

Ashley Farmer is the author of the chapbook Farm Town (Rust Belt Bindery, 2012) and the collection Beside Myself (PANK/Tiny Hardcore Press, 2014). A former editor for publications like Atomica MagazineSalt Hill Journal and others, she currently serves as a managing editor for Juked.  Ashley resides in Southern California, where she’s at work on both a hybrid memoir and a fiction collaboration with her husband, Ryan Ridge.

Anna Prushinskaya is a fiction writer and acts as Midwest Editor at Joyland, a literary magazine that curates fiction regionally. She previously worked at innovative independent publisher Electric Literature, and received her MFA from Brooklyn College. Her writing has appeared in The Millions, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Midwestern Gothic, and the Sonora Review, among others.

Daniel Bullard-Bates is an editor for theNewerYork. An accomplished editor and writer, he lives in a weird old house in Portland, Oregon, doing both of those things. If he were in a post-apocalyptic wasteland gang, he would shave his head and grow out his beard.

Sarah Wells is the managing editor for Riverteeth, a journal of narrative nonfiction. She is the author of Pruning Burning Bushes (Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2012) and Acquiesce, winner of the 2008 Starting Gate Award (Finishing Line Press, 2009). Her writing has appeared in many journals, most recently Ascent, Brevity, Chautauqua, The Common, The Good Men Project, The Pinch, Poetry East, Puerto del Sol, River Teeth and Rock & Sling. Her essays, “Country Boys, City Boys” and “Those Summers, These Days” were listed as notable essays in the Best American Essays 2013 and 2012, respectively. Sarah serves as the Administrative Director for the low-residency MFA program at Ashland University.

Jason Diamond is a writer and editor who lives in Brooklyn with his wife, his two cats, and a dog named Max. He’s the founder of Vol. 1 Brooklyn, current Literary Editor at Flavorwire, former New York Deputy Editor of Flavorpill, and the former editor of His writing has been published by The New York Times, The Paris Review, The New York Observer, Vulture, The New Republic,, Bookforum, The Awl,  The Believer, Tablet, Vice, The Rumpus, The Forward, Impose, Capital New York, the Chicago Tribune, and many other places.

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The Masters Review Summer Workshop

We are thrilled to announce that registration is now open for our online Summer Workshop! If you cannot attend a larger workshop, this is the perfect opportunity to get your story or personal essay edited and polished by an expert in the field.


Here’s the nitty gritty. We’ve queried literary magazine editors and authors in the field to bring in a field of instructors that are experts in reading and writing. Your work will be evaluated by the literary magazine editors you want to submit to, the authors you enjoy reading, and by workshop’s end you’ll have a piece of fiction or personal essay that is polished and submission ready.

Our official list of instructors is still forthcoming but we are pleased to announce Ashley Farmer, editors from theNewerYork, our editorial team, and special guest authors will all be reviewing manuscripts.


Please submit works of fiction and creative nonfiction up to twenty-five double-spaced pages, or 6,250 words. All genres and all styles are welcome.

Attendees will receive:


Early Registration: $299 (July 1 – July 15)

Regular Registration: $350 (July 16 – August 31)

For more info, click here. Or click the SUBMIT button below to register now!

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