The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

Sunday Times Short Story Prize Longlist

The first annual Sunday Times short story competition, at £25,000 for a single story now the most lucrative prize in the world for writers published in the UK, has announced … Continue reading

February 21, 2010 · 4 Comments

Short Lit Bits Jan/Feb

Entertaining tidbits from the world of short fiction.. In Memoriam #1: JD Salinger dies aged 91. “His stories presented readers with an utterly  natural, strange and often disturbing landscape. Few … Continue reading

February 11, 2010 · Leave a comment

Short stories that go that little bit further

This month’s issue includes a review of Ox-Tales, the four-book fundraising set of short fiction loosely inspired by Air, Fire, Earth and Water published by Oxfam, Britain’s biggest charity. This … Continue reading

February 8, 2010 · 5 Comments