Electric Lit’s 15 Best Short Story Collections of 2019

Is your attention span ravaged by living in our hellscape of a modern era? Good news: 2019 brought us plenty of brilliant short fiction. We polled current and former Electric Lit staff and contributors about their favorite collections of the year, and their picks include debuts, National Book Award finalists, posthumous anthologies by overlooked masters, […] The post Electric Lit’s 15 Best Short Story Collections of 2019 appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-12-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Zadie Smith is releasing her very first story collection with Hamish Hamilton next autumn: Grand Union. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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15 Science Fiction Short Stories To Take You Out of this World

We're in a new golden age of science fiction, especially science fiction short stories. These are some of the best stories you can read right now online. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The best graphic novels, memoirs and story collections of 2019

Raina Telgemeier and George Takei were among the creators whose stand-out books mined traumatic real-life experiences. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-21 14:08:00 UTC ]
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Zadie Smith’s debut short story collection is a dazzling experiment in form and genre

The “White Teeth” author is witty and eviscerating in stories sprinkled with current events. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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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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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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Welsh writer Jo Lloyd scoops £15k BBC National Short Story Award 2019

Welsh writer Jo Lloyd has unanimously won the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University 2019 for her story inspired by a real-life 18th century woman who claimed to be friends with an invisible family living in an invisible mansion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 18:57:26 UTC ]
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Jonathan Cape signs debut short story collection from Leviston

Jonathan Cape has scooped UK and Commonwealth rights to Frances Leviston’s story collection The Voice in My Ear. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 21:28:41 UTC ]
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Ex-Waterstones bookseller shortlisted for 2019 National Short Story Award

Donald Trump and the #MeToo movement are some of the themes dominating the 20019 National Short Story Award shortlist, which features all-female writers for a sixth time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Emma Cline’s next book is a short story collection called Daddy, and it’s coming out soon.

Good news for all fans of strange cults, luscious writing, and page-turners: as Publishers Lunch reports, Emma Cline’s first story collection, Daddy, will officially be published in 2020 by Random House (and Chatto & Windus in the UK). As you may recall, Random House bought three books by... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-06 16:48:24 UTC ]
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Chatto & Windus publish Emma Cline's first short story collection

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Lit Hub’s Fall 2019 Nonfiction Preview: Essay Collections

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[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-20 08:49:53 UTC ]
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Alice Slater to edit short story collection for Three of Cups

Indie micropublisher Three of Cups Press will publish a short story anthology, Outsiders, edited by podcast host Alice Slater. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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With ‘Orange World,’ Karen Russell delivers the must-read short-story collection of the summer

The eight stories pay homage to fantasy, horror and science fiction greats, while charting new territory. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Picador snaps up Alzayat short story collection

Picador has acquired a collection of short stories from "really exciting talent" Dima Alzayat. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Calling BAME writers: entries open for 2019 short story prize

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Tinder Press snaps up Naomi Ishiguro's debut short story collection

Tinder Press has snapped up the "exuberantly original" debut short story collection from Naomi Ishiguro. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Myriad acquires Chiew's debut short story collection

Myriad has acquired world rights to Elaine Chiew's debut collection of short stories, The Heartsick Diaspora. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comma scoops Constantine's fifth short story collection

Author of the Oscar-nominated film “45 Years” David Constantine has signed a deal for a collection of short stories, The Dressing-up Box, with Comma Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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