The Masters Review Is Accepting Short Stories and Essays For Its New Voices Category–Apply (Pay: $200  per piece)
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The Masters Review Is Accepting Short Stories and Essays For Its New Voices Category–Apply (Pay: $200 per piece)

The Masters Reviews review is currently accepting short stories and creative non-fiction for their forthcoming publication. What makes them unique is that they encourage budding writers. In fact, the Masters Review prides itself as a “Platform for Emerging Writers.”. There is no entry fee for their “New Voices” category.

Who Is Eligible to Apply?

  • Writers who are not yet established. If you are a new and emerging author who has not published a work of fiction or creative nonfiction of novel length, then you can send them your writing.
  • Writers who do not yet have a full-length book forthcoming at the time of submission.



The publisher pays 10 cents per word, up to $200.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Send only  fiction and narrative non-fiction (or personal essays). They do accept a variety of genres and styles. However they want writers to exhibit excellence in their craft. So ensure that you wow them with your writing.
  • You can write on any theme that interests you
  • Make sure your work is properly edited and polished. You can get critiques and edits from members of your critique group.
  • Simultaneous submissions are fine. Remember to inform the editors if your work is accepted elsewhere.
  • Word count: less than 7,000 words.
  • Do not send more than one submission. Multiple submissions are not allowed.
  • Kindly include a cover letter alongside your publication history

How To Submit:

Go to the Masters Review New Voices Category and fill out the application forms.

Increase your chances of getting published by attending this new free creative non-fiction course being organized by the University of Iowa. .

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Good luck.

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