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We’re delighted that Best American Short Stories 2019  includes two stories from LitMag #2: 2018 National Book Award finalist Jamel Brinkley‘s “No More Than a Bubble” and  2018 National Book Award winner Sigrid Nunez‘s “The Plan.” More congratulations to both! Congratulations to Valerie O’Riordan, whose short story “Bad Girl” appears in The O. Henry Prize 2019.

LitMag #3: Paul Auster, Siohbhan Fallon, Tony Kushner, Jhumpa Lahiri, Ange Mlinko, Celeste Mohammed, Aryeh Lev Stollman, Terese Svoboda, and more. In B&N stores soon. Or order your copy now.

LitMag‘s Virginia Woolf Award for Short Fiction is now open.  Submit here. (See the results of last year’s contest.) DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/3/2020.

LitMag‘s Anton Chekhov Award for Flash Fiction is now closed. Results will be announced in January 2020.

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