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Fall 2014Raymond Carver Contest feat. guest judge Aimee Bender
Spring 2014Includes Winner of 2014 Esoteric Contest Theme: UK-inspired
Spring 20132013 Esoteric Contest Theme: Natural Disaster
Fall 2012Raymond Carver Contest feat. guest judge Bridget Boland
There are no Premium Editions prior to the fall 2012 issue. All issues contained short stories only.
Spring 20122012 Esoteric Contest Theme: LGBT
Fall 2011Raymond Carver Contest feat. guest judge Julie Hersh
Winter 2010Raymond Carver Contest judged by Editor-in-Chief
Carve was on hiatus from late 2009 - mid 2010 and did not publish new issues.