Author: E. Lily Yu

Short story critique from E. Lily Yu

Item Name and Description:

I will read and critique a short story of up to 7,000 words. My fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Tor.com, F&SF, McSweeney’s, Clarkesworld, Uncanny, and Boston Review, and my stories have been finalists for the Hugo, Nebula, Sturgeon, and World Fantasy Awards, among others, as well as anthologized in multiple best-of-the-year collections. I am willing to read in almost any genre.

Starting Bid: 50

Shipping: not applicable

Other Notes: Would prefer not to read horror, explicit rape/torture scenes, or anything with zombies. I will deliver the critique within 30 days of receiving the story.

PS – If you’ve won a critique from me in the past through the Con-or-Bust auction, and haven’t used it, I’m happy to honor it through the end of this year.

Bidding is now open and will end Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown), EXCEPT that last-minute bidding on an item will extend the bidding for that item. More information.

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Short story critique from E. Lily Yu

Item Name & Description: Short story critique

I will read and critique a short story of up to 7,000 words. My fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Tor.com, F&SF, McSweeney’s, Clarkesworld, Uncanny, and Boston Review. I am willing to read in almost any genre.

Starting Bid: 50

Other Notes: Would prefer not to read horror, explicit rape/torture scenes, or anything with zombies. I will deliver the critique within 30 days of receiving the story.

PS – If you’ve won a critique from me in the past through the Con-or-Bust auction, and haven’t used it, I’m happy to honor it through the end of this year.

Bidding opens on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern (time zone conversions). It will close on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown) unless bids are received in the last ten minutes (learn more).

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Short story critique

Item Name & Description: Short story critique

I will read and critique a short story of up to 7,000 words. My fiction has appeared in McSweeney’s, Clarkesworld, Boston Review, Kenyon Review Online, and both Strahan and Horton’s Year’s Best anthologies. I am willing to read in almost any genre.

Starting Bid: $50

Notes: Would prefer not to read horror and explicit rape/torture scenes. I will deliver the critique within 30 days of receiving the story, which may be sent any time after July 1, 2015. (If sent prior to July, which is fine, be aware that I may not be able to respond until July 30.)

Bidding opens Monday, April 20, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern (time zone conversions). It closes Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. (time zone conversions, countdown) unless bids are received in the last ten minutes (learn more).

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Short story critique

Item Name & Description: Short story critique

I will read and critique a short story of up to 7,000 words. My fiction has appeared in McSweeney’s, Clarkesworld, Boston Review, Kenyon Review Online, and both Strahan and Horton’s Year’s Best anthologies. I am willing to read in almost any genre.

Starting Bid: $50

Notes: Would prefer not to read horror and explicit rape/torture scenes. I will deliver the critique within 30 days of receiving the story, which may be sent any time before August 2014.

Bidding is now open; it closes Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. More Information.

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Short Story Critique

Item Name & Description: Short Story Critique

I will read and critique a short story of up to 7,000 words. My fiction has appeared in the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, and I was a reader for Fantasy Magazine (now Lightspeed) for two years. I write literary speculative fiction and am willing to read in almost any genre.

Starting Bid: $50

Notes: Would prefer not to read horror and explicit rape/torture scenes. I will deliver the critique within 30 days of receiving the story, which may be sent any time before August 2013.

Bidding opens on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time and closes Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. More Information.

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