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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CARVE Story Lands in the 2014 Million Writers Award Top Ten List.

Public voting is open through January 15, 2015 to determine the top three stories. Vote for Caroline Casper’s “Eminence” today!


New Website 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. It’ll launch in January 2015.


Fall 2014 Issue

Featuring the five prizewinners of the Raymond Carver Short Story Contest, our fall 2014 stories are now available online. You can order the Premium Edition now.

Read the fall 2014 stories now.


Carve Literary Services

Get in-depth feedback on your short story, novel-in-progress, or completed manuscript. Professional editors and established authors are here to help you.

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