Carve Short Stories - Online

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Fall 2017

Raymond Carver Contest feat. guest judge Pinckney Benedict

Issue Available in: Print | Digital

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Summer 2017

Issue Available in: Print | Digital

Spring 2017

Issue Available in: Print | Digital

Winter 2017

Fall 2016

Raymond Carver Contest feat. guest judge Caitlin Horrocks

Summer 2016

Spring 2016

Winter 2016

Fall 2015

Raymond Carver Contest feat. guest judge Andre Dubus III

Summer 2015

Spring 2015

Winter 2015

Fall 2014

Raymond Carver Contest feat. guest judge Aimee Bender

Summer 2014

Spring 2014

Includes Winner of 2014 Esoteric Contest Theme: UK-inspired

Winter 2013

Fall 2013

Raymond Carver Contest feat. guest judge Christopher Castellani

Summer 2013

Spring 2013

2013 Esoteric Contest Theme: Natural Disaster

Winter 2012

Fall 2012

Raymond Carver Contest feat. guest judge Bridget Boland

Summer 2012

 

Spring 2012

2012 Esoteric Contest Theme: LGBT
 

Winter 2011

 

Fall 2011

Raymond Carver Contest feat. guest judge Julie Hersh