Online Summer Workshop With Tin House and Paris Review Editors – Now Open!

August 1, 2016

SUBMIT NOW! The Masters Review Online Workshop is open from Aug 1 – Aug 31 and aims to connect emerging writers with experts in the field. Participants receive personalized
feedback on a story or essay, detailed suggestions for improvement, and
resources for submitting–all from an experienced instructor.
The workshop allows writers to work with editors remotely and strives to provide a workshop experience that can easily fit into their lives. Get your story or essay publication ready!

Summer workshop 2016

Registration is limited and will close when spots are full. You can register without uploading a story, but we must receive your submission by August 31. All feedback to writers will be provided by the end of September. Just in time for fall submissions! More details here.


  • a page-long editorial letter from your instructor with specific suggestions and developmental edits that will help elevate your story to the next level
  • PDF of materials including craft essays from The Masters Review, editorial notes on what we see from the slush pile, information on submission strategies, and additional advice on submitting
  • automatic inclusion of your submission into our Fall Fiction Contest judge by Kelly Link
  • literary calendar with detailed fall deadlines
  • suggestions on literary magazines and contests that would be a good fit for your work
  • a reading list suited to your style
  • a copy of The Masters Review Volume V with stories selected by Amy Hempel (Ships October 1, 2016)
  • Writers will receive feedback no later than September 30.


We accept works of fiction and creative nonfiction less than 7000 words. All genres and all styles are welcome. We’re sorry to say we can only review a single story at a time. Please do not submit multiple stories in one file, even if it is below the max word count. 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. For more details, visit our submission page.



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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