What is Carvezine?

Est. in 2000, Carve magazine, named in honor of Raymond Carver, is a literary magazine publishing new short stories every quarter online, in print, and on the iPad.


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Carve Magazine ranks #11 on’s top 20 online magazines list.

Each year since 2007 Carve has had at least one story recognized in the Million Writers Award, and in 2012 Carve stories took the #1 and #3 spots in the top ten.

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New Issue Coming Soon

We’re working hard behind the scenes to update our website with a fresh new look and an easier reading and navigation experience. We’ll premiere the Fall 2014 stories when the new site launches in late October/early November.

In the meantime, you can find the Premium Edition in Barnes and Noble and other bookstores across the U.S. or in our store.


Summer 2014 Issue

Featuring two new short stories, our summer 2014 stories are now available online. You can order the Premium Edition now.

Read the summer 2014 stories now.


Carve Literary Services

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