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Guest Fiction Editor: Jessica Soffer

Guest Fiction Editor: Jessica Soffer

We’re excited to announce that author Jessica Soffer is our Guest Fiction Editor for the upcoming Summer/Fall 2016 issue of TSR: The Southampton Review. What’s Jessica looking for in a short story? “Is it overly simplistic to say that I’m looking for the right stuff? Good…

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Frank Mccourt Memoir Prize Winners

Frank Mccourt Memoir Prize Winners

1st Prize Winner is Scott Latta’s memoir, “Spring, Miss Nelson’s Class.” Scott’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Believer, The Awl, CityLab, and online at Tin House. He is a graduate of Oregon State’s MFA program for nonfiction and lives in Portland. 2nd…

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Announcing TSR Short, Short Fiction Contest Winners!

Announcing TSR Short, Short Fiction Contest Winners!

First Place: “Deep Sea Diving,” Cody Mullins First Runner-up: “Quasi una fantasia,” Christina Murphy Second Runner-up: “Exodus,” Tina Tocco We were honored and gratified to receive nearly three times the number of submissions we expected in our first year sponsoring a flash fiction prize. It…

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Congratulations to Bret Anthony Johnston!

Congratulations to Bret Anthony Johnston!

Bret’s story, “Young Life,” received a Notable Mention in this year’s Best American Short Stories and was a Notable Story of the Year in the 2016 Pushcart Prizes. “Young Life” was published in the Summer 2014 (Vol. VIII, No. 2) issue of TSR: The Southampton Review….

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Congratulations to Roz Chast on being named a contender for the 2015 Thurber Prize!

Congratulations to Roz Chast on being named a contender for the 2015 Thurber Prize!

Frequent TSR: The Southampton Review contributor Roz Chast’s graphic memoir, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? was selected as one of this year’s Thurber Prize finalists. Liza Donnelly, also a frequent contributor to TSR as well as a 2014 Thurber Prize finalist and New…

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“Selected Shorts” was at TSR’s Launch of the 2015 Summer/Fall Edition

“Selected Shorts” was at TSR’s Launch of the 2015 Summer/Fall Edition

SOUTHAMPTON, NY; June 2015. “Selected Shorts,” the popular literary radio broadcast series produced by Symphony Space and WNYC Radio and distributed by Public Radio International, will visit the Graduate Arts campus of Stony Brook Southampton on Saturday, July 18, at 7 p.m. for the launch…

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Obsolete Word of the Week: drawlatch

Obsolete Word of the Week: drawlatch

drawlatch n. a housebreaker; a sneak thief. 1331   Act 5 Edw. III c. 14   Roberdesmen, Wastours & Draghlacche. 1383   Act 7 Rich. II c. 1 §5. ?1518   Cocke Lorelles Bote sig. B.iij,   With davy drawelache of rokyngame. 1546   J. Heywood Dialogue Prouerbes Eng. Tongue ii. viii….

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Web II

Web II

I spend a lot of time in bookstores. A single bookstore, actually. I also happen to work in this bookstore, tucked away on the East End of Long Island, where the busy summer season inevitably slows until long off-season hours are spent idly thumbing the…

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Introducing TSR: The Southampton Review Blog: Interrobang‽

Introducing TSR: The Southampton Review Blog: Interrobang‽

If you prick us, do we not bleed‽ If you tickle us, do we not laugh‽ If you poison us, do we not die‽ And if you wrong us, shall we not revenge‽ (The Merchant of Venice, William Shakespeare) Shylock’s rhetorical questions force us to…

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