The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

Review of Jonathan Pinnock’s Dot Dash, by Sara Baume

Dot Dash by Jonathan Pinnock Salt, 2012 Reviewed by Sara Baume “At that point he realised that what was wrong with the world was not that we didn’t talk to each … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Interview with Adam Marek, Author of The Stone Thrower

Interview with Adam Marek author of The Stone Thrower, reviewed by Melissa Lee-Houghton http://adammarek.co.uk/blog/   How long did it take you to write all the stories in your collection? Four … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Review of Notes from a Turkish Whorehouse, by Philip Ó Ceallaigh

Notes from a Turkish Whorehouse by Philip Ó Ceallaigh Penguin, 2006 Reviewed by Rowena Macdonald ‘In that terrible city which wears you down there are women who know how to make things … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Review of Damaged in Transit, by Mary Manning

Damaged in Transit by Mary Manning Spineless Wonders, 2012 Reviewed by Arja Salafranca “It has taken a huge effort to say the word love and she throws it away. I cried because … Continue reading

September 3, 2013

Interview with Rachel Tresize, Author of Cosmic Latte

Interview with Rachel Tresize author of Cosmic Latte, reviewed by Nuala Ni Chonchuir How long did it take to write all the stories in this collection? I started as soon … Continue reading

September 1, 2013