The Stories

Every short story published by Carve since 2007 is available to read for free online, because good honest fiction should never disappear into obscurity.

 

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SEARCH THE STORIES

Use the Search box below to find only results within the stories and archives (2007 and later only).

 

CHRONOLOGICAL LISTING

*Indicates audio version + educational lesson plan available.

 

Winter 2015

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Fall 2014

Raymond Carver Contest feat. guest judge Aimee Bender
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Summer 2014

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Spring 2014

Includes Winner of 2014 Esoteric Contest Theme: UK-inspired
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Winter 2013

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Fall 2013

Raymond Carver Contest feat. guest judge Christopher Castellani
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Summer 2013

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Spring 2013

2013 Esoteric Contest Theme: Natural Disaster

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Winter 2012

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Fall 2012

Raymond Carver Contest feat. guest judge Bridget Boland
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There are no Premium Editions prior to the fall 2012 issue. All issues contained short stories only.

 

Summer 2012

 

Spring 2012

2012 Esoteric Contest Theme: LGBT
 

Winter 2011

 

Fall 2011

Raymond Carver Contest feat. guest judge Julie Hersh
 

Summer 2011

 

Spring 2011

 

Winter 2010

Raymond Carver Contest judged by Editor-in-Chief
 

Fall 2010

 

Carve was on hiatus from late 2009 - mid 2010 and did not publish new issues.

 

Summer 2009

Raymond Carver Contest feat. guest judge Melvin Sterne
 

Spring 2009

 

Winter 2008

 

Fall 2008

Raymond Carver Contest - feat. guest judge Cristina Henriquez
 

Summer 2008

 

Spring 2008