The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

Review of As Long As It Takes by Maria C. McCarthy

As Long As It Takes by Maria C. McCarthy Cultured Llama, 2014 Reviewed by Pauline Masurel “It’s a woman’s life. What else will you do if you don’t have children?” The title story … Continue reading

April 10, 2014

Review of Root: New Stories from North East Writers

ROOT: New Stories from North East Writers Edited by Kitty Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald’s third anthology for Iron Press. Iron Press, 2013 Reviewed by Cherry Potts “‘… Shame you can’t find a good solid … Continue reading

March 27, 2014

Review of In Mint Condition, edited by Shannon John

In Mint Condition Various authors. Edited by Shannon John. Ambannon Books (USA), 2013 Reviewed by Mario Guslandi “The worst expectations are those that emerge when the sudden ringing of a … Continue reading

March 13, 2014

Interview with Ethel Rohan, author of Goodnight Nobody

Interview with Ethel Rohan author of Goodnight Nobody, reviewed by Diane Becker How long did it take you to write all the stories in your collection? There are thirty stories in … Continue reading

March 6, 2014

Review of You Have 24 Hours to Love Us by Guy Ware

You Have 24 Hours to Love Us by Guy Ware Comma Press, 2012 Reviewed by Aiden O’Reilly “Make me up, Joe. I could be anybody you like. Make me up. Like … Continue reading

February 27, 2014

Interview with Jonathan Pinnock, author of Dot Dash

Interview with Jonathan Pinnock author of Dot Dash, reviewed by Sara Baume How long did it take you to write all the stories in your collection? The original version of … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Review of Bones of an Inland Sea by Mary Akers

Bones of an Inland Sea by Mary Akers Press 53, 2013 Reviewed by Cherry Potts              “Looking back, he sees it now. Twirling was Dani’s escape, and Rosie a twirler, too, with him. Twins, … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · 1 Comment
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