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Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Contest Tue Feb 08 2011

The Common Review's Annual Short Story Prize

The University of Chicago-founded The Common Review is holding their second Annual Short Story Prize. Submit your previously unpublished manuscripts (500 to 5,000 words) before February 15, and you'll be eligible for publication, cash, and more. More details here.

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