Tag: Carve

  • May 2022 eLitPak :: CARVE Critiques & Editorial Services

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    Carve offers critiques for prose on a per-word and for poetry on a per-page basis. Get a candid assessment of what’s working, what isn’t, and push your writing one step closer to publication. We also offer in-depth editorial services via Limpede Ink. Visit website to learn more.

    View the full May 2022 eLitPak newsletter.

  • Magazine Stand :: Carve – Spring 2022

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    The newest issue of Carve: Honest Fiction offers readers fiction from Laura Perkins, Madison Cyr, Anna Stacy, and Elizabeth Hamilton; poetry from Taylor Supplee, Bradley Samore, T.E. Nordklev, and Justin Hunt; nonfiction from Shanta Lee and Abigail Ham; 2021 Prose and Poetry Contest winners Haley Rose Hanks, Carling McManus, and Hannah Hindley; and fun features like “Decline/Accept” with Garrett Candrea; “One to Watch” with Zaina Arafat by Anna Zumbahlen; illustrations from resident artist Justin Burks, and interviews. Carve is open to preorders for each issue as well as subscription rates.

  • March 2022 eLitPak :: Take 10% off CARVE Online Writing Classes

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    Take 10% off Carve’s peer group online classes! Learn on your own schedule how to improve your short stories through all original content. The Fundamentals class introduces how to use Character & Plot, Point of View, Dialogue, Inner Monologue, Description. The Techniques class introduces Use of Senses, Imagery, Metaphors & Similes, Rhythm & Pacing, and Threading. Visit website.

    View the full March 2022 eLitPak Newsletter here.

  • Carve Magazine – Winter 2022

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    Carve Magazine Winter 2022 features new fiction, interviews, poetry, nonfiction, Decline/Accept, One-to-Watch, and more. Contributors include Emily Lu Wang, Na Zhong, Bailey Cunningham, and Nicole Hebdon.

    You can read some of the Winter 2022 stories online and subscribe at the Carve Magazine website.

  • February 2022 eLitPak :: CARVE Editing Workshop begins March 28

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    Benefit from 10 rounds of intensive editing by an experienced editor on several of your short stories or essays and two one-on-one meetings. You may choose up to five stories or essays to work on through the course of the workshop. Deadlines are flexible and accommodate your schedule. Registration deadline: March 28, 2022. Visit website.

    View full February 2022 eLitPak Newsletter.

  • January 2022 eLitPak :: CARVE Magazine

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    Get 30% off a One-year Subscription

    Exclusive for NewPages fans: Get 30% off a one-year print or digital subscription to CARVE. That’s four issues featuring new HONEST FICTION, poetry, essays, interviews, illustrations, and more. Discover a new borderless and diverse community within the pages of CARVE. Use code NEWPAGES22 at checkout—hurry, our next issue ships soon! Visit website.

    View full January 2022 eLitPak newsletter.

  • Carve 2022 Online Classes Announced

    CARVE has announced their upcoming 2022 schedule of online classes.

    Short Story Writing: Fundamentals consists of five lessons on Character & Plot, Point of View, Dialogue, Inner Monologe, and Description. The course runs for 6 weeks. Available dates are January 3 – February 13, March 28 – May 8, June 20 – July 31, and September 12 – October 23.

    Short Story Writing: Techniques is also a 6-week course comprised of 5 lessons on Use of Senses, Imagery, Metaphors & Similies, Rhythm & Pacing, and Threading. Available dates are February 14 – March 27, May 9 – June 19, August 1 – September 11, and October 24 – December 4.

    Each class needs to have at least five students and there will be weekly deadlines to completed writing exercises and provide peer feedback. There is no instructor feedback for these courses.

    Subscribers to CARVE can receive a 10% discount on these classes. Learn more at CARVE‘s website.

  • 2021 Raymond Carver Contest Winners

    The Fall 2021 issue of Carve is out now and features the winners of the Raymond Carver Contest, guest judged by Leesa Cross-Smith.

    First Place
    “Habits” by Morgan Nicole Green

    Second Place
    “The Pit” by Chris Blexrud

    Third Place
    “Field Dressing” by Mariah Rigg

    Editors’ Choice
    “What Happened With the Librarian?” by Haley Hach
    “Kingdom of the Shades” by Nina Ellis

    You can learn more about each story by checking out the author interviews following each piece. Print and digital issues are available at Carve‘s website.

  • Carve Magazine – Fall 2021

    This issue features the winners of the 2021 Raymond Carver Short Story Contest. Short stories by and interviews with Morgan Green, Chris Blexrud, Mariah Rigg, Haley Hach, and Nina Elli. New poetry by Medeia Starfire, Emily Bludworth de Barrios, Anne Pedone, and Nick Martino. New nonfiction by Simona Blat and Raymond Wlodkowski. Additional features can be found at the Carve website.

  • Contest :: Carve Magazine 2021 Prose & Poetry Contest

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    Deadline: November 15, 2021
    Carve Magazine‘s Prose & Poetry Contest is open October 1 – November 15. Accepting submissions from all over the world, but work must be in English. Max 10,000 words for fiction and nonfiction; 2,000 words for poetry. Prizes: $1,000 each for fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. All 3 winners published in Spring 2022. Entry fee $17 online only. Guest judges are Lydia Conklin for fiction; Julietta Singh for nonfiction; and Jihyun Yun for poetry. www.carvezine.com/prose-poetry-contest/

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