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London indie championing short stories to launch in March

Independent press Scratch Books, "dedicated to the art of the short story", is to launch in London in March, kicking off with an event featuring authors including Irenosen Okojie and Sarah Hall. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-24 22:49:58 UTC ]
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Books Writers Are Reading In 2022

Want to be a fly on our bookshelf? These are the novels, short stories, essays and cookbooks that writers and editors are reading this year. Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-01-24 10:45:02 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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Jessica Chastain has optioned Jessamine Chan’s The School for Good Mothers for TV.

Deadline has reported that Jessica Chastain, through her cutely named production company Freckle Films, has beaten out several others to the TV rights to Jessamine Chan’s The School for Good Mothers. The School for Good Mothers, published this week by Simon & Schuster, is Chan’s debut novel;... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-01-05 16:49:39 UTC ]
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The Books Briefing: 5 Short Stories to Read This Weekend

Exploring the diversity of The Atlantic’s original fiction: Your weekly guide to the best in books Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2021-12-31 15:24:18 UTC ]
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10 of the Best O. Henry Short Stories Everyone Should Read

The stories of the US short-story writer O. Henry, real name William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), are characterised by their irony and by their surprise endings, which became something of a signature of a good O. Henry short story. However, another word that is often used to describe O. Henry’s... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-12-31 15:00:32 UTC ]
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Lily King Weaves Glimmers of Hope into Her Short Story Collection

Spanning dreamy teenagers to furious parents, violence to kindness, each of the ten short stories in Five Tuesdays in Winter is rendered with Lily King’s signature longing and wit. We are all learning to carry our grief, this collection argues, yet still hoping to scrape together a few more... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-12-21 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Seven of the Best Ernest Hemingway Short Stories

The best stories by the American writer Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) are written in spare, clear prose, using short sentences and plain dialogue. This is a trademark feature of Hemingway’s style in his short stories and novels. But what are Hemingway’s very best stories? He wrote dozens of short... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-12-15 15:00:48 UTC ]
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10 of the Best Novels and Short Stories about Dogs

Novelists and short-story writers have created some classic narratives about man’s best friend, the dog. But what are the very best stories and novels about dogs? Where should we begin in assessing the classic, canonical literature that features dogs? From Homer’s Odyssey onwards – where the... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-12-03 15:00:29 UTC ]
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Reading Reality through the Imagination: In Conversation with Enrique Vila-Matas, by Anna María Iglesia

Interviews   Photo by Diane Picchiottino / Unsplash That Famous Abyss (Wunderkammer, 2020) is a book of exclusive interviews with Enrique Vila-Matas by cultural journalist Anna María Iglesia, covering such themes as why write, the places of... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-11-29 21:46:44 UTC ]
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Reading Short Stories is Helping Me Fall in Love With Reading Again

Inspired by another Rioter's bookish rituals, I'm trying my own. I wake up earlier than usual to enjoy a slow morning reading short stories. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-18 11:36:00 UTC ]
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A Deep Bow to Mombasa (and Sea Monsters): A Conversation with Khadija Abdalla Bajaber, by Anderson Tepper

Interviews Khadija Abdalla Bajaber’s astonishing debut novel, The House of Rust, winner of the inaugural Graywolf Press Africa Prize, arrived in October as if on a magical wave, imbued with an assortment of creatures—human and animal, real and... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-11-15 21:42:08 UTC ]
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Inheriting the Legacy of Japanese Imperialism

Take a kaleidoscope, peer inside its lens and turn the dial: the jeweled-mosaic pattern within deforms and reforms anew. Asako Serizawa mirrored her debut short story collection Inheritors after this complex design. Out of chronological sequence, the thirteen short stories locate twelve related... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-11-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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12 Free Short Stories by Your Favorite Authors

These free short stories by your favorite authors will entice and enchant you with bookkeeping aliens, ant writing, and sentient drones. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-10 11:34:00 UTC ]
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Staunch Prize shortlists for flash fiction and short stories revealed

The 2021 shortlists have been revealed for the Staunch Prize’s unpublished flash fiction and short stories without violence to women, while the original book prize is on hold until 2022. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-01 12:22:21 UTC ]
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How Agnes Chu and Helen Estabrook are breaking Condé Nast Entertainment further into Hollywood

Under new leadership experienced in TV and film, Condé Nast’s entertainment arm is working more closely with its publications to develop articles and short stories into shows and movies. The post How Agnes Chu and Helen Estabrook are breaking Condé Nast Entertainment further into Hollywood... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2021-10-26 04:01:00 UTC ]
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10 of the Best Science-Fiction Short Stories Everyone Should Read

What are the best places to begin exploring the wonderful world of science fiction? Some of the classic novels of the genre, from Frank Herbert’s Dune to Asimov’s Foundation series (which eventually stretched to seven volumes), might appear daunting because of their sheer size and scope. Below,... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-10-20 14:00:25 UTC ]
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MacLehose Press signs contemporary fiction anthology by Afghan women

Quercus imprint MacLehose Press has acquired My Pen is the Wing of a Bird: New Fiction by Afghan Women, an anthology of contemporary women's short stories with an introduction by BBC chief international correspondent Lyse Doucet. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-19 02:58:08 UTC ]
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7 Magical Realism Short Stories Haunted By Emotional Ghosts

I think a lot of us believe in ghosts. In fact, many of us are likely haunted by them. I’m talking about emotional ghosts, of course.   My debut short story collection, Those Fantastic Lives: And Other Strange Stories, has a particular fascination with ghosts. In my stories, there are certainly... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-10-14 11:00:00 UTC ]
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The World (Is a Book) According to Peter LaSalle, by Ellie Simon

Book Reviews Photo by andy lapham / Flickr Whether he is recounting his nighttime drive with a late colleague and poet around the beltway of the pulsing and vibrant São Paulo—a city so full of people and culture that it seems to have its own... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-10-11 20:56:08 UTC ]
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