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11 of the Best Stories about the Supernatural

From ghost stories to chilling horror tales to short retellings of classic fairy tales, the short story form has often been at home to the supernatural. Below, we select and introduce ten of the very best short stories which feature some supernatural element: a ghost, a magical talisman, a... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-06-24 14:00:29 UTC ]
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What is Twitterature? An Introduction to the Genre

From one-tweet fiction to serialized short stories and retellings, Twitterature demonstrated the literary possibilities of Twitter. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-23 10:36:00 UTC ]
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10 of the Best Short Stories about Animals

What are some of the best, and best-known, short stories that feature animals? Many classic stories feature other species in prominent roles, whether it’s talking cats, dogs telling us their life stories, or primates giving academic reports at a conference (yes, really). Below, we select and... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-06-17 14:00:51 UTC ]
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The Best Short Stories with Twist Endings

Genuinely classic and canonical short stories with twist endings are hard to find. For the ‘twist’ to be a true surprise, it needs to appear to come out of nowhere while also being completely credible, so we as readers don’t feel cheated. It should also be a twist in the […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-06-10 14:00:35 UTC ]
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Unseen works by ‘queen of gothic fiction’ Shirley Jackson published

Two previously unseen short stories by Jackson, rated by Stephen King as one of the great horror fiction writers, are to appear in US magazine the StrandTwo previously unpublished short stories by Shirley Jackson, the queen of gothic fiction, have been released.Charlie Roberts and Only Stand and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-09 14:05:30 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 Best Short Stories about Fathers and Fatherhood

Fathers are often domineering or formative presences in fiction, and the following classic short stories all focus on the important influence of fathers on their children, even though, in at least one of the stories listed here, the father is absent from the story itself. These stories are among... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-06-03 14:00:08 UTC ]
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The Best Of the Best Of’s: An Exploration of Best Of Anthologies

Thousands of short stories are read each year in order for editors to create Best of anthologies. Here is a look at a few. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-01 10:39:00 UTC ]
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The Best Short Stories about Family

Family plays an important part in much fiction, of course, but sometimes the short story form has offered us an insight into family life that the longer novel does not. Because it can only provide us with a few snapshots, or a handful of moments, perhaps even just one episode […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-05-27 14:00:35 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Humor, History, and Hope at Adult Authors Chat

Sisters confront racism with humor, a fantasy novelist delves into short stories, a military history expert salutes the civil rights movement, and a movie star's memoir goes behind the scenes. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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10 of the Best Stories by Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was a prolific novelist, short-story writer, and poet, who is perhaps best-known for classic children’s books like The Jungle Book and for poems like ‘If—’. But Kipling’s short stories for adults often get overlooked – a fact which is perhaps hardly surprising given... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-05-18 14:00:38 UTC ]
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How War Literature Occupies the Realms of Both Fact and Fiction

Sometimes in interviews I catch myself speaking of my book of short stories about the Iraq War as though it is a kind of literary journalism. I want people to think about their recent history, imagine the lives of soldiers, and get a sense of what it’s like to go to war. And I do […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-05-17 08:53:40 UTC ]
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Beyond Sally Rooney: Among the Irish new wave, Colin Barrett's short stories stand out

Colin Barrett's second collection, 'Homesickness,' expands the reach of this mordantly funny Irishman beyond the small-town millennials of his debut. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-05-03 13:00:20 UTC ]
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Very Short Stories to Devour in Record Time

Very short stories–also known as flash fiction, micro fiction, drabbles, and the like–are a delightful form of fiction. Start with these. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-19 10:34:00 UTC ]
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10 of the Best Novels and Short Stories about Monsters

Literature is full of monsters whose names and appearance have passed into general circulation: we all recognise Frankenstein (even if, as pedants will be quick to point out, Hollywood has made us confuse the ‘monster’ with his creator), Dracula, and the Minotaur, among many others. But what are... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-04-13 14:00:46 UTC ]
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The Best Short Stories of All Time

If you're in search of more of the best short stories of all time, start with this list to build your to-read list! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-04-05 10:32:00 UTC ]
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Lygia Fagundes Telles, Popular Brazilian Novelist, Dies at 98

One of her country’s first writers to address female sexuality from a woman’s perspective, she produced four novels and dozens of short stories that could be read as political allegories. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-04-04 22:13:26 UTC ]
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‘Bliss’ by Katherine Mansfield: Symbolism

The 1918 short story ‘Bliss’ is one of the best-known and most widely studied stories by the writer Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923). Although Mansfield never wrote a novel, her short stories helped to redefine the possibilities of the story form. ‘Bliss’ is a story full of ambiguous and... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-04-02 14:00:03 UTC ]
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15 of the Best Short Stories Written by Women

What are some of the best short stories by female writers? Women have been making their mark on the short story form since the form became popular in the nineteenth century, and many notable female practitioners of the short story, such as Katherine Mansfield and Kate Chopin, were among the […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-03-23 15:00:17 UTC ]
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Key Themes of Jorge Luis Borges’ Stories

The inventive and philosophical short stories of the Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) take in a range of themes. Like many other authors, Borges had a set of preoccupations which he revisited time and again in his fiction, and a number of his stories are variations on the same […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-03-22 15:00:53 UTC ]
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