RSVP to the Second Literary Upstart Reading!


You are cordially invited to the second semi-final reading of Literary Upstart: The Search for Pocket Fiction, The L Magazine’s annual competitive reading series in which the city’s finest unknown writers read and compete for an enormous novelty check worth $250 and publication in our Summer Fiction Issue.

Our second semi-final reading will take place on Wednesday, May 1 from 7pm until 9pm. Click here to RSVP. We’ll be at powerHouse Books in DUMBO (37 Main St., Brooklyn). Take the F train to the York stop, or the A, C to High Street, and we’ll see you there.

We’re still accepting submissions of previously unpublished stories of 1,300 words or fewer, so keep writing! Please submit your story by Tuesday, May 28. For submission rules and guidelines, click here.