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Our 9th Annual Jules Chametzky Translation Prize winner is here!

Kelsi Vanada and her translation of Berta García Faet's "Thirteen Theories on the Better Understanding of Birds of Eligible Age" have won the Jules Chametzky Prize for Translation. Appearing in our Fall 2017 issue, Vanada translated García Faet's nested-list poem from Spanish.

Kelsi Vanada is from Colorado and holds MFAs in Poetry (Iowa Writers' Workshop, 2016) and Literary Translation (University of Iowa, 2017). She translates from Spanish and Swedish, and her poems and translations have been published most recently in Columbia Poetry Review, EuropeNow, Asymptote, and Prelude. She was a 2016 ALTA Travel Fellow and currently works for the International...


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Our 2020 Pushcart Nominees

The Massachusetts Review is thrilled to announce our nominations for the 2020 Pushcart Prize. We're grateful for how much amazing work we receive, and proud to have published such wonderful...




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MR Cover Artist Laurent Chéhère

MR's Summer 2017 issue artist, Laurent Chéhère, has new work for his "Flying Houses" series, featured on the cover and portfolio of the issue. The series was recently featured at NYC's Muriel Guépin Gallery, and will be the focus of a book released this fall.

Laurent Chéhère is a Parisian artist living in the district of Menilmontant,which he describes as “a real Tower of Babel where you can meet the whole world.” His digitally-retouched photographs...


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