Four times Shakespeare has inspired stories about robots and AI

Science fiction is full of computer programmes and androids who fall afoul of the plots of some of Shakespeare’s most brutal tragedies. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2022-01-14 13:00:02 UTC ]
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Third time lucky as Caldwell wins BBC National Short Story Award

Lucy Caldwell has won the BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University, a prize she has been nominated for three times.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-20 02:07:31 UTC ]
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How Charlottesville inspired short stories on race, terror and survival

Jocelyn Nicole Johnson, a schoolteacher-turned-author, talks about her short story collection, 'My Monticello,' race, Charlottesville and Jan. 6. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-10-05 14:00:36 UTC ]
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Incest story by Pinocchio author published in English for the first time

Carlo Collodi’s version of Donkey Skin, by French author Charles Perrault, will appear in a new collection of Italian fairytalesCarlo Collodi is remembered today for Pinocchio, his 1881 children’s story about a puppet who turns into a real boy, immortalised on screen by Disney. Now another... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-01 13:46:15 UTC ]
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Holly Smale | 'Change happens one story at a time, reminding the world what autism is from the inside'

Holly Smale, bestselling author of the Geek Girl series, discusses how autistic characters, and authors, should no longer be seen as ‘niche’ Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 18:27:19 UTC ]
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Caldwell shortlisted for BBC National Short Story Award for third time

Lucy Caldwell has been shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award for the third time, in a year dominated by new voices. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 09:37:40 UTC ]
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Choi wins £30k Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

American author Susan Choi has won the 2021 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award with her "luminous" story "Flashlight". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-09 16:07:00 UTC ]
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Shortlist revealed for £30k Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

The final six stories competing for the £30,000 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award have been revealed, featuring British author Jonathan Gibbs and Scottish writer Rachael Fulton alongside four US writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-06 11:11:42 UTC ]
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Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award longlist revealed

American authors dominate the 2021 longlist for the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award, the world’s richest short story prize with £30,000 for the winner. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-01 18:26:14 UTC ]
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Make Time For 15 of the Best Erotic Short Stories and Novellas

Short, fun erotic short stories that will leave you wanting more! Check out the best erotic short stories that you need to pick ASAP. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-05 11:35:00 UTC ]
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Read the American short stories George Saunders thinks will stand the test of time.

There’s so much contemporary fiction released every day, it’s hard to keep track—and it’s hard to know which works will still be remembered in a year and which will slip into obscurity. Luckily, we have George Saunders to guide us. In an interview with Los Angeles Review of Books, Saunders was... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-05 16:37:34 UTC ]
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Sceptre bags 'sharp, timely, political story' from Banerjee

Sceptre has acquires What’s in a Name? by Sheela Banerjee, the story of 20th-century immigration to the UK told through names and what they say about belonging and heritage.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-28 16:52:59 UTC ]
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The Joy of Diverse Stories: One Book at a Time

Eileen Robinson and Move Books are inspiring middle graders to find joy in reading through diverse characters and exciting stories. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarah Hall wins BBC National Short Story Award for second time

Sarah Hall has become the first author to win the BBC National Short Story Award twice in its 15-year history.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-06 01:38:09 UTC ]
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It’s Time for Disabled Writers to Tell Their Own Stories

Alice Wong’s work as an activist, podcaster, writer, qualitative researcher, and editor is on full display in her new anthology Disability Visibility: First Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century. Her new anthology is an extension of the projects she’s become known when it comes to always... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-08-19 11:00:00 UTC ]
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July Religion Bestsellers: Inspiring Advice and Stories with Secrets

Encouragement in turbulent times leads the nonfiction list, while fiction readers escape to romance -- and mystery. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Just in time for an updated ‘West Side Story,’ a look back at the 1961 classic

Richard Barrios’s new book delves into the history of the film adaptation that did boffo business and won multiple Oscars. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-29 13:56:23 UTC ]
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Niamh Campbell wins £30,000 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

Niamh Campbell has been awarded the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for her "original and touching" piece "Love Many". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 16:30:36 UTC ]
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Kennedy shortlisted for Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for consecutive year

Louise Kennedy has made the six-strong shortlist for this year's Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for the second year running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-07 17:27:57 UTC ]
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Doyle and O'Neill on Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award longlist

Roddy Doyle and Joseph O'Neill have been longlisted for the £30,000 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-02 23:49:24 UTC ]
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