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Watchmen author Alan Moore: ‘I’m definitely done with comics’

As he releases his first short story collection, the revered writer talks about magic, the problem with superhero movies and why he will never write another graphic novelI’ve been enamoured of prose fiction for quite a long while,” says Alan Moore. He is speaking to me from his home in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-07 09:00:54 UTC ]
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The Best Short Stories about Mothers and Motherhood

What are the best short stories about the theme of motherhood? And who are the best mother characters in short fiction? Below, we select and introduce some of the most famous, and most widely studied, short stories which deal with the subject of mothers and motherhood. These stories range from […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-07-01 14:00:56 UTC ]
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Here are the guest editors for the Best American Series 2022.

Do you like the Best American series? Of course you do! Each book in the annual series showcases of best short fiction and nonfiction in a given year, from short stories to essays, travel writing, to food writing. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-06 14:51:57 UTC ]
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The winner of this year’s Story Prize is Brandon Taylor’s Filthy Animals.

Tonight, The Story Prize announced that the 2021 winner is Brandon Taylor for Filthy Animals. The Story Prize’s $20,000 top prize is among the largest first-prize amounts of any annual U.S. book award for fiction. Now in it’s 18th year, The Story Prize annually honors the author of an... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-14 01:11:02 UTC ]
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10 of the Best Short Stories about Death

Death is a common theme in literature, and many of the finest writers of short fiction have explored the fear, event, and aftermath of death using the short-story form. Below, we select and introduce ten of the very best classic short stories which have death as their theme, ranging from […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-01-19 15:00:39 UTC ]
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Here are the guest editors for the Best American Series 2021.

Do you like the Best American series? Of course you do! Each book in the annual series showcases of best short fiction and nonfiction in a given year, from short stories to essays, travel writing, to food writing. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-19 15:00:26 UTC ]
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Stories Happen in the Space Between How We Feel and What We Say

Short stories are a complex form, one that author and professor Danielle Evans continues to show herself adept in. The ever-shifting opportunities of short fiction are evident in Evans’s work, from her debut collection Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self to her latest, The Office of... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-11-20 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The Things They Carried is finally being adapted for film (and the cast is insane).

Since its publication in 1990, Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried, a linked collection of semi-autobiographical short stories about the Vietnam War, has become a modern classic—in fact, its title story is the most frequently anthologized piece of short fiction in the last three decades, and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-03 15:27:57 UTC ]
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Riot Recommendation: What Outstanding Short Stories Have You Read?

Speak to us, oh lovers of short fiction: what are the most outstanding short stories you've read? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-27 10:31:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Awards Notes: Madrid’s Desperate Literature Prize Goes to Angela Finn

One of the lesser known prizes for short fiction in Spain names its winner as Australia's high-profile Miles Franklin Literary Award issues its 2020 shortlist. The post Publishing Awards Notes: Madrid’s Desperate Literature Prize Goes to Angela Finn appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-26 17:54:35 UTC ]
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‘If It Bleeds’ reaffirms Stephen King’s mastery of short fiction

A new collection contains stories that cover a surprising amount of emotional territory but can still be read in a sitting. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-20 07:41:00 UTC ]
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For many writers, Zora Neale Hurston’s work has been a guiding light. Now there’s even more to read.

Sixty years after the legendary African American author’s death in relative obscurity, a new collection of short fiction has arrived. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-16 13:00:00 UTC ]
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John Crowley continues an uncharacteristically prolific period with the singular ‘And Go Like This’

This is Crowley’s first collection of short fiction since 2004’s “Novelties & Souvenirs.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-06 22:40:44 UTC ]
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New Short Fiction, Including a National Book Foundation Honoree

Ashley Wurzbacher’s debut, “Happy Like This,” is among this fall’s standout story collections. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-15 09:00:08 UTC ]
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Comma Press teams up with Northern Short Story Festival for prize

Indie publisher Comma Press and the University of Central Lancashire have teamed up with the Northern Short Story Festival for the next Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 08:57:23 UTC ]
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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Hot Book Properties, Week of July 10, 2017

Among the books heating up around the globe this week are Raphaëlle Giordano's French bestseller, a debut Swedish thriller and a backlist novel by a Guatemalan author known best for his short fiction. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WIRED Book Club: Loved Arrival? Check Out Ted Chiang’s ‘Story of Your Life’

Now that Ted Chiang is super hot, let's read some of his short fiction for the month of February. The post WIRED Book Club: Loved Arrival? Check Out Ted Chiang's 'Story of Your Life' appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH and Crown Launch Serialized Email Newsletter Series

Season of Stories will be an 11-week email newsletter presenting serialized daily excerpts from works of short fiction by authors like Anthony Marra and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Neuromancer author Gibson returns to Gollancz

Gollancz has acquired William Gibson’s Sprawl Trilogy, comprising of Neuromancer, Count Zero and Mona Lisa Overdrive and a collection of short fiction, Burning Chrome. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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