Is Jamel Brinkley the best short-story writer of his generation?

The short stories in Jamel Brinkley's second collection, 'Witness,' don't just reveal stories of violence, gentrification and racism — they put you inside them. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-08-01 13:00:50 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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10 of the Best Gothic Horror Short Stories to Read Online

Whether it’s vampires or werewolves or mysterious patterns in wallpaper, writers of Gothic short stories have used all sorts of horrors and frights to chill our blood, ever since the horror short story developed in the early nineteenth century. Below, we pick ten of the very best Gothic horror... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-03-18 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Hogan wins Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize

Edward Hogan has won the 2020/21 Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize for his submission "Single Sit".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-09 05:38:51 UTC ]
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Fitzcarraldo lands Onwuemezi's 'mesmerising' short story collection

Fitzcarraldo Editions is set to publish Dark Neighbourhood, the debut short story collection by Vanessa Onwuemezi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-09 04:44:44 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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10 of the Best Short Stories by Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens (1812-70) is best-known for his fifteen novels and for shorter books like A Christmas Carol. However, Dickens’s was a restless talent, and during his publishing career that spanned more than thirty-five years, he also wrote countless articles, essays, and short stories. Although... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-02-25 15:00:13 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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The Books Briefing: 5 Short Stories to Read This Weekend

Exploring the diversity of The Atlantic’s original fiction: Your weekly guide to the best in books Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2021-01-29 15:30:00 UTC ]
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5 Must-Listen Short Story Collections on Audio

These beautifully narrated audiobook short story collections tell precise, polished tales about Black women, the fantastical, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-19 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Fairlight to publish debut short story collection from Lynda Clark

Fairlight Books has acquired world rights to Lynda Clark’s debut short story collection Dreaming in Quantum and Other Stories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-19 04:48:26 UTC ]
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Runcie, Mozley and Owusu judge BBC National Short Story Award

James Runcie will chair the judges for this year's BBC National Short Story Award alongside authors Fiona Mozley and Derek Owusu. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 22:24:54 UTC ]
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Costa Book Awards Names Its Three Short Story Finalists

Three writers who work in literature and screenwriting are behind the shortlisted trio of works in the Costa honors' 2020 cycle. The post Costa Book Awards Names Its Three Short Story Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-13 22:04:22 UTC ]
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Boiler House acquires Pester's 'unsettling' short stories

University of East Anglia publisher Boiler House Press is to publish Ben Pester’s debut short story collection Am I in the Right Place?  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 04:00:35 UTC ]
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France: A New Small Press in Normandy Champions Short Stories

Publisher Martine Paulais wants her new French publishing house, L'Ourse brune, to produce 'beautiful books' of short stories. The post France: A New Small Press in Normandy Champions Short Stories appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-07 15:21:11 UTC ]
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10 Free Holiday Romance Short Stories You Can Read Online

These free holiday romance short stories are ready for you! Choose the magic of kisses under the mistletoe and read them right away. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-24 11:34:00 UTC ]
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Sceptre lands Qureshi’s debut short story collection after four-way battle

Sceptre has won a four-way auction to publish Huma Qureshi’s prize-winning debut short story collection, Things We Do Not Tell the People We Love, next November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 06:10:25 UTC ]
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Danielle Evans’s Sublime Short Stories of Race, Grief, and Belonging

“The Office of Historical Corrections,” an extraordinary new collection of fiction, examines alienation and the phantasmagoria of racial performance. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2020-11-21 16:01:38 UTC ]
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Hilary Mantel’s next book will be a short story collection about her childhood.

This morning, Publishers Marketplace reported that two-time Booker Prize winner and historical fiction supremo Hilary Mantel has a new short story collection on the horizon. Learning to Talk, which will be released by Holt at some point next year, is billed as “a collection of loosely... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 18:07:12 UTC ]
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Riot Recommendation: 53 of the Most Outstanding Short Stories You’ve Read

We asked for your favorite short stories and got a long list! Here are 53 of the most outstanding short stories our readers have read. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-02 11:31:00 UTC ]
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