The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

So much great short story news!

Where to begin? What a week! The biggest short story news surely must be today’s announcement that Canadian writer Alice Munro has won this year’s Man Booker Prize. An award-winning … Continue reading

May 27, 2009 · Leave a comment

What does the word "story" mean to you?

In honour of National Short Story Month over at the Emerging Writers Network (and just because we love short stories) , I thought I’d bring you a selection of the … Continue reading

May 23, 2009 · 9 Comments

Frank O’Connor Longlist 2009

Hot on the heels of last week’s Edge Hill Short Story Prize shortlist comes the list of short story collections longlisted for the 2009 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award … Continue reading

May 13, 2009 · 13 Comments

May is Short Story Month at EWN

May has been declared Short Story Month over at the fabulous Emerging Writers Network blog always a lively place for a literary discussion and ideas for something great to read. … Continue reading

May 10, 2009 · Leave a comment

Edge Hill Prize shortlist

The five short story collections on the shortlist for the £5000 Edge Hill Prize for the Short Story have just been unveiled: Chris Beckett, The Turing Test, Elastic Press Gerard … Continue reading

May 7, 2009 · 8 Comments