Editing | Interviews | Awards

My current rate for freelance copyediting and line editing of completed novel and memoir manuscripts is $0.01 per word. (1¢ per word.) This includes line notes, general feedback, and specific feedback. Please email me for availability and to discuss the minutiae of your project. I also edit short story collections, short stories, essays, poems, articles, anything under the sun. Contact me: matthewbdexter@gmail.com

Wigleaf‘s Top 50 Longlist of best fiction from 2017

Wigleaf‘s Top 50 Longlist of best fiction from 2012

Two stories in Wigleaf‘s Top 50 Longlist of best fiction from 2011 

Winner of the Writers’ Bloc 2010 sacrifice-themed fiction contest

Two stories selected as storySouth Million Writers Award Notable Stories of 2010

Story selected as storySouth Million Writers Award Notable Story of 2009

Winner of Fred’s Diary travel essay contest (2015)

*For a complete list of award nominations, please click here.

Two stories nominated for Sundress Publications Best of the Net Anthology (2011, 2015) 

One story nominated for The Best Small Fictions Anthology 2017

Memoir editor at Split Lip Magazine

Benefactor & contest reader for the 2016 Split Lip Magazine Livershot Memoir Contest

Reader at PANK Magazine

Guest editor at SmokeLong Quarterly 

Editor-in-chief / Founder / Publisher/ Philanthropist at El Chapo Review (El Chapo Review never charges submission fees and pays authors $500 for winning pieces, and at least $100 per piece and 10¢ per word minimum. We always try to pay close to $1 per word. We are the highest paying online literary journal on Earth (which NEVER charges submission fees). We have paid $500 (88¢ per word) and $200 (27¢ per word). We hope to one day pay $20 per word. We’ll be around at least 200 years. We shall pay authors at least $300,000. We shall neither crowdfund, nor ask for funds.

The Ritalin Orgy (2013) referenced in The International Review of Neurobiology, VOLUME 120: The Neuropsychiatric Complications of Stimulant Abuse

Multiple nomination mention at Why Do Genre Magazines Dominate The Million Writers Award? 

Interviews: Metazen; SmokeLong Quarterly; mojoErindipity; Pure Slush; Books and Booze 

Interviews conducted: SmokeLong Quarterly, SmokeLong Quarterly, SmokeLong Quarterly

*Black Marlin Release


One thought on “Editing | Interviews | Awards

  1. A.S. Coomer says:

    “Canopy Bed” was killer. Really enjoyed it.

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