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Anthony Bourdain’s estate auction includes a lot of his early writings.

An auction of various things from the estate of Anthony Bourdain, the late writer, chef, and TV host, is happening now through October 30, and it includes a number of Bourdain’s early writings. The current bid for the original manuscript of A Chef’s Christmas, his 2002 holiday audiobook, is... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-10 18:10:41 UTC ]
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Günter Kunert, 90, Searingly Satirical German Author, Dies

In his poems, essays, short stories and novels, he highlighted the differences between East and West Germany, even after the Berlin Wall fell. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-07 22:40:33 UTC ]
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Where to Find Free Short Stories Online

Whether you're looking to break a reading slump or prefer short form writing, we've got the deets on where you can find free short stories online. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-07 10:37:57 UTC ]
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10 Edgar Allan Poe Quotes for Writers and About Writing

Here are 10 Edgar Allan Poe quotes for writers and about writing from the author of several short stories and poems, including "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Fall of the House of Usher," and "The Raven." In these quotes, Poe covers poetry, dreams, madness, and more. The post 10 Edgar Allan Poe... Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-07 05:00:10 UTC ]
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Mac Conner, Illustrator for Ads and Magazines, Dies at 105

In the 1950s and ’60s, Mr. Conner’s art helped sell airlines and overalls and accompanied short stories in The Saturday Evening Post and elsewhere. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-03 21:16:21 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury snares Kennedy's debut short story collection and novel in 9-way auction

Bloomsbury has acquired Irish writer Louise Kennedy’s debut collection of short stories and her first novel in a "fiercely contested" nine-way bidding war, ahead of this month’s Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 22:07:05 UTC ]
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In ‘The Heart and Other Viscera,’ Félix J. Palma turns mundane moments into spellbinding tales

The collection of short stories reads almost like an assemblage of “Twilight Zone” episodes. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-20 15:24:51 UTC ]
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HQ to release eight forgotten short stories by Hurston

HQ has scooped a short story collection including eight "lost" stories by acclaimed Harlem Renaissance author Zora Neale Hurston. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-13 13:50:04 UTC ]
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Free e-book: Hidden Words Hidden Worlds

Contemporary Short Stories from MyanmarIn 2017 the British Council produced an anthology of short stories from Myanmar.    In 2012 the British Council sought to take advantage of new freedoms in literature and travel through a programme of workshops. The aim of the five-year literature... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-09-10 08:55:33 UTC ]
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Jhumpa Lahiri on Editing an Anthology of Italian Fiction

The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories edited by Jhumpa Lahiri, is available now. * What was the genesis of this anthology? Three years ago, I began teaching creative writing at Princeton. I had just returned from Italy, where I had lived in Rome with my family for three years. During that... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-10 08:46:32 UTC ]
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8 Creepy Short Stories to Keep You Up at Night

These are some of the best creepy short stories that I've assigned (or WOULD assign) to keep my students intrigued (and terrified). Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-14 10:34:44 UTC ]
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6 Short Stories for Fans of BLACK MIRROR

Keep the technology-inspired horror and thrill going with six short stories for fans of BLACK MIRROR--just don't read them on your ereader! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-08 10:35:58 UTC ]
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Picador bags short stories and novel from Mary South

Picador has bagged a satirical short story collection and novel from US writer Mary South. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 00:40:34 UTC ]
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Finally, some Proust short enough to finish. (New novellas discovered!)

French publisher Editions de Fallois has announced that it will publish a collection of novellas and short stories by Marcel Proust, who you might remember from his very long, seven-volume À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time). Smithsonian.com reports: Agence... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-06 19:34:36 UTC ]
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Writing to Uganda: A Conversation with Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, by Matthew Davis

Interviews Matthew Davis Ugandan novelist and short-story writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s first novel, Kintu, won the Kwani Manuscript Project in 2013 and was longlisted for the Etisalat Prize in 2014. She was awarded the 2014 Commonwealth... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-08-06 13:42:31 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: ‘Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival’

Featuring a foreword by Roxane Gay, the comic anthology is a powerful and instructive collection of short stories by 60 female artists. The post Panel Mania: ‘Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival’ appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2019-08-02 10:00:17 UTC ]
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There’s a newly translated John Steinbeck story about a chef and his cat.

Long before funny cat content flooded every single corner of the internet, John Steinbeck, legendary dog person, was writing it for Le Figaro, proving once again that France gets all the good stuff before we do. Steinbeck wrote “The Amiable Fleas,” or “Les puces sympathiques,” in 1954 for Le... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-31 15:44:48 UTC ]
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The Best Short Stories about Christmas Everyone Should Read

The best Christmas stories This is a somewhat unseasonal post for us, appearing in July as it is. But we’ve recently turned our thoughts towards Christmas literature for a whole host of reasons, so thought we’d offer ten of the greatest short stories about Christmas. These are stories set around […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2019-07-27 14:00:59 UTC ]
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Why Are So Many Women Rewriting Fairy Tales?

Peg Alford Pursell’s second book, A Girl Goes Into the Forest, contains a collection of 67 short stories exploring moments in the lives of women. Pursell’s first book, Show Her a Flower, a Bird, a Shadow, was recognized as a 2017 Indies finalist and a finalist and honorable mention in fiction... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-07-25 11:00:57 UTC ]
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Their Daughters Were Having Cats Instead of Children

A new collection of Bette Howland's short stories restores a powerful voice to the canon. The post Their Daughters Were Having Cats Instead of Children appeared first on Guernica. Continue reading at 'Guernica'

[ Guernica | 2019-07-22 11:00:20 UTC ]
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