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Announcing the Sunday Times PFD Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist

From meditations on the d/Deaf experience to short stories blurring the mythic and the gothic with the everyday, from mixing the personal and political to a young woman uncover the truth about her family’s past – four outstanding writers have today been named on the shortlist for The Sunday... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-11-04 12:55:09 UTC ]
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What We're Reading – October 2019

Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine EvaristoSince studying Lara as a student, I have been a fan of Bernardine Evaristo’s work, and am delighted to see her win the Booker Prize this year. Girl, Woman, Other follows the lives of twelve black characters with different backgrounds and experiences, most... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-10-30 09:49:28 UTC ]
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Just in time for Halloween, the best horror fiction of the year

The genre is experiencing a renaissance with quality novels and short stories from new and established authors. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-29 18:17:37 UTC ]
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Duolingo adds short stories to its language-learning iPhone app

Duolingo's library of interactive short stories is finally available for mobile, particularly for iPhones. The language-learning portal's Stories feature, which offers over 100 fully voiced bite-sized stories designed to test your reading and listeni... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-10-29 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible partners with Uber on stories for stressed passengers

Audible has partnered with Uber to launch in-app short stories to help stressed passengers find a "literary escape" on their journey. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-20 14:31:04 UTC ]
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Kate Braverman, Who Wrote of Women on the Margins, Dies at 70

Her novels, short stories and poetry were dense with lush and spellbinding imagery. As a teacher, one former student said, “She lived and died by the word.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-18 22:39:19 UTC ]
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Announcing THE BEST ASIAN SHORT STORIES 2019

Get more global with your reading, thanks to the Best Asian Short Stories 2019 collection. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-18 10:35:55 UTC ]
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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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