The Masters Review Blog

Nov 6

Literary Links – Articles, Fiction, and More!

Here’s what we’re excited about on the web.

Untitled-2Masters Review editorial director Sadye Teiser wrote a beautiful essay about Women and Magical Realism for Full Stop.

Publishing guru Jill Abramson and entrepreneur Steve Brill are endeavoring on a killer start up. It will focus on one long story each month and the pay-out for writers is huge. And awesome. “Jill Abramson’s start up will pay writers 100K per story.”

This month we had the pleasure of publishing a story by Kate Bernheimer. “The Punk’s Bride” is an original short story written exclusively for our October showcase. Read it here!

The wonderful Todd Summar of Goreyesque interviewed our first-year judge, Lauren Groff about her first novel Monsters of Templeton.

Hayden’s Ferry Review editor and Masters Review New Voices alum, Alex McElroy has a new story up at Passages North.

Our friends over at Electric Literature have developed a helpful infographic illustrating how print is out-selling ebooks.

In ribbonsLastly, we held a pretty killer contest this October for the best scary story. Read the winning piece, “In Ribbons” by Paul McQuade here.

Other awesome finds include of Masters Review flavor include: our yearly anthology is guest judged by Lev Grossman is now available for purchase! Lincoln Michel wrote an amazing essay on the difference between horror and terror, and we interviewed the authority on terrible happenings when we spoke with Lemony Snicket, in an Unfortunate Interview.

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