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The editors of the Massachusetts Review are proud to announce that the winner of this year’s Anne Halley Poetry Prize is Philip Metres for his poem “Home/Front,” published in the journal’s Casualty Issue.

Posted on: March 14th, 2012 - read more..

Priyatam Mudivarti, Interview Editor for the Review Review, had a chat with Ata in our South College office at the University of Massachusetts just the other day.  So have a look, and learn something about our new Managing Editor, and about MR as well.  And don't forget to stop in and say hey next time you're on campus.

Posted on: February 14th, 2012 - read more..

So we're a little slow here... but we just got word that in mid-November Melinda Moustakis -- who published a wonderful, searing story in MR 50.4 -- was named on the 2011 National Book Foundation's "5 Under 35" Fiction list!  Congratulations Melinda!

Posted on: December 14th, 2011 - read more..

Myriam J.A. Chancy, whose excerpt from The Loneliness of Angels was published in MR's Summer issue of Volume 51, was just awarded the Guyana Prize for Literature Caribbean Award 2010 for Best Book of Fiction for her novel! 

Posted on: September 6th, 2011 - read more..

Wesleyan University Press recently released MR's own John Vincent's After Spicer, the first edited critical book dedicated to the work of Jack Spicer!  The

Posted on: July 13th, 2011 - read more..

The editors of the Massachusetts Review are proud to announce the winner of the inaugural Jules Chametzky Translation Prize: Rebecca Gaye Howell for her translation, with Husam Qaisi, of excerpts from Iraqi poet Amal al-Jubouri's Hagar before the Occupation/Hagar after the Occupation. This translation from Arabic into English appeared in the journal’s Winter 2010 issue (5104).

Posted on: July 8th, 2011 - read more..