Hello there! Welcome to The Madison Review's new series The Extended Cut, where we showcase exceptional work that was not a good fit for the fall spring editions of our journal. Our third piece we are sharing is "King Rat" by Benjamin Harnett, a work that shines new light on the familiar and carves meaning from the mundane. Benjamin was born in Cooperstown, NY. He studied at Hamilton College and the University of Pennsylvania, and finished his MA at Columbia University. He is
Hello there! Welcome to The Madison Review's new series The Extended Cut, where we showcase exceptional work that was not a good fit for the fall spring editions of our journal. The second piece we are sharing is "The Girl Next Door" by Laurie Shiers, a work that explores friendship, betrayal, and self-acceptance through this coming-of-age story. Laurie Shiers is a late bloomer who, for fifteen years, hid her literary ambitions beneath a successful copywriting career. She is
Hello there! The Madison Review is starting a new online series showcasing exceptional work we have received that was not a good fit for the fall and spring editions. Our first piece will be "Apparitions" by Anele Rubin, a poem that explores the complex feelings of grief that comes after the loss of a loved one. Anele Rubin’s poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Rattle, december, Mudfish,
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Hello everyone! The Chris O'Malley Prize in Fiction and the Phyllis Smart Young Prize in Poetry are now open. We will accept submissions for these contests from October 1st to December 1st. The submission fee is $10, and the winner of each contest receives $1000! Submission details can be found under the Submit tab on the website. We look forward to reading your submissions!