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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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador wins auction for Armfield short stories

Picador has won an auction to publish a short story collection about women, "the body and the bodily", from the White Review Short Story Prize-winning author Julia Armfield. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate bags Gray short stories

Canongate is to publish the complete short stories of Lanark author Alasdair Gray, after... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Cambridge University and First Story unveiled as BBC short story awards partners

First Story and the University of Cambridge are the new partners of the BBC’s short story awards, replacing BookTrust, in a three-year collaboration starting in 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-09 11:35:44 UTC ]
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On the Short Stories That Inspired a Russian Czar to Free the Serfs

My Afghan godfather, a bristling military man, who at one time back in the 1930s held the all-India motorcycle speed record, spoke of A Sportsman’s Notebook as one of the two or three books that formed and continued to inform his mind. I remember his copy of it lying on his bedside table,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-07 09:48:06 UTC ]
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Revisiting American Short Stories Selected by John Updike

This week, Annalisa Quinn reviews John L’Heureux’s story collection “The Heart Is a Full-Wild Beast.” In 1984, L’Heureux wrote for the Book Review about “The Best American Short Stories 1984,” selected by John Updike. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-03 10:00:04 UTC ]
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4 of the Best Free Holiday Short Stories Online About Season’s Drama

If you find the holidays more foreboding than cheerful, find someone to relate to in these 4 free holiday short stories available to read online. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-16 11:35:47 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-12-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Short Story Award voting opens

Voting has opened for the 2019 Costa Short Story Award, with the public invited to pick their favourite from three stories written by mystery authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 17:05:07 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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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

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-28 16:43:26 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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Endeavour bags untold story of forensics pioneer Lee

Octopus imprint Endeavour has bagged the untold story of forensics pioneer Frances Glessner Lee by investigator Bruce Goldfarb. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 12:45:41 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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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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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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McLaughlin wins Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

Irish writer Danielle McLaughlin has won the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award with her story "A Partial List of the Saved".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 12:41:46 UTC ]
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