The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

Guest blog: Randall Brown Gives Thanks

Recently, I had to write the acknowledgments for a collection of (very) short fiction, and as I thought of person after person to thank, I realized maybe I hadn’t been … Continue reading

October 30, 2008 · 3 Comments

Two Short Review Authors up for Books to Talk About in 2009 Awards

Good news for the short story: Alison MacLeod, about whose short story collection 15 Modern Tales of Attraction our reviewer said “Here is an author unafraid to push at the … Continue reading

October 19, 2008 · Leave a comment

The Short Review Issue 11 Oct 2008: Travel, Science, Love, Death and Flash

Issue 12 October 2008 Travel is one of this month’s themes: with Gary Schanbacher’s Migration Patterns, Derek Green’s New World Order, as well as St Petersburg, where God lives, according … Continue reading

October 13, 2008 · 1 Comment

The Ambition of the Short Story

A wonderful quirky essay on short stories which hits the nail exactly on the head in the New York Times by Steven Millhauser (whose collection, Dangerous Laughter, we recently reviewed … Continue reading

October 7, 2008 · 2 Comments