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5 Audiobook Story Collections Offering Quick Literary Escape

While many readers have understandably found refuge from pandemic anxiety with thick biographies and door-stopping classics, others have had trouble focusing for long periods. With work laptops constantly open and homeschooled children orbiting, the solution to our short attention spans might be... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-02 08:48:22 UTC ]
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How to Write Science Fiction That Isn’t ‘Useful’

Robin Sloan, the author of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, discusses his new short story for The Atlantic. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2020-05-15 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Literature on Lockdown 2: #CultureConnectsUs

As quarantine continues, we’re all noticing that we respond to lockdown differently. While many spend each day providing care, food and other necessities, those of us privileged enough to be 'stuck at home' are seeing our friends’ and family members’ behaviour change under the new... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-04-17 15:42:05 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay Revisits ‘Darkness’ as a Graphic Novel

The author’s latest comic book endeavor adapts a short story, “The Sacrifice of Darkness,” from her 2017 collection “Difficult Women.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-24 18:30:05 UTC ]
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Seymour wins FutureBook audio competition

William Seymour has won The Future AudioBook Originals competition with his short story "Interviewing". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 17:32:18 UTC ]
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Read Sci-Fi Author Elizabeth Bear’s New Short Story About Panic in Space

Read a brand-new story from the award-winning author of Karen Memory, Ancestral Night, and The Red-Stained Wings. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2019-05-25 11:00:08 UTC ]
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Calling BAME writers: entries open for 2019 short story prize

The hunt is on for up-and-coming writers who could scoop this year’s £1,000 Guardian/Fourth Estate prize A Chinese villager with no arms becomes a Paralympian swimming champion; a dapper elderly Jamaican spends New Year’s Eve in a south London police cell under suspicion of domestic abuse; a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guy Ware wins 2018's London Short Story Prize

Guy Ware's short story "the year of peace" has been crowned the winner of 2018's London Short Story Prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elphinstone and Woodcock join forces for Snow Dragon picture book

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK will this Christmas publish a short story about a snow dragon by Abi Elphinstone in picture book format, with illustrations by Fiona Woodcock. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book to Film Deals, Week of May 21, 2018

Among the titles that caught the eye in Hollywood this week are a short story by father-son duo Stephen King and Joe Hill, an Ireland-set detective story that PW recently starred, and a novel about a mixed martial arts fighter. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Moomin Characters Ltd raises £268,000 for Oxfam

Moomin Characters Ltd has raised £268,000 for Oxfam through sales of a special edition of The Invisible Child, a short story from the Tales from Moominvalley collection. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Complete fiction: why 'the short story renaissance' is a myth

With soaring sales, viral hits like Cat Person and a cameo by Tom Hanks, the form seems to be staging a comeback. But did it ever go away?In 2017, almost 50% more short story collections were sold than in the previous year. It was the best year for short stories since 2010. Booksellers are... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Yorker short story triggers 'record-breaking' response

A short story about an awkward, troubling sexual encounter has gone viral, drawing a "record-breaking" number of online views. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ford wins RSL VS Pritchett Short Story Prize 2017

Emily Ford has won the £1,000 RSL VS Pritchett Short Story Prize 2017 for her short story "The Hikers". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones, Moomin and Oxfam team up for women's charity campaign

Oxfam and Moomin Characters Ltd are launching a campaign around short story "The Invisible Child", by Moomin creator Tove Jansson, to help women and girls around the world to fight inequality and escape poverty. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Birkbeck University to champion new voices in short story anthology

Birkbeck, University of London has launched a new literary anthology to celebrate the "versatility and power" of the short story. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Story exploring freedom wins Caine Prize for African Writing

Sudanese writer Bushra al-Fadil has won the £10,000 Caine Prize for African Writing for a short story which explores freedom. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible offers strike relief with free Philip Pullman story

Audible is giving away a short story by Philip Pullman to help London commuters deal with the Southern and TfL strikes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eerie and Cheery

As recently as six years ago, when the Library of America released a collection of Shirley Jackson’s writings, her legacy was uncertain. “Shirley Jackson?” Newsweek critic Malcolm Jones wrote. “A writer mostly famous for one short story, ‘The Lottery.’ Is LOA about to jump the shark?” True, no... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Emily Fridlund: A Novel First

What began as a short story and an academic endeavor was easily transformed into the opening chapter of Emily Fridlund's first novel, "The History of Wolves," told from the point of view of a 14-year-old named Linda. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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