The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

Review of Bio-Punk

Bio-Punk by various Comma Press, 2012 Reviewed by Aiden O’Reilly “We should worry about bio-error more than bio-terror. “ Comma Press has a reputation for boldly venturing where non-genre presses … Continue reading

October 28, 2013

Alice Munro Wins the Nobel Prize for Literature!

We are so excited here at Short Review Towers that last week Alice Munro, one of the greatest living writers, and one who has focussed on the short story, was … Continue reading

October 18, 2013

From the Archives: Dance of the Happy Shades by Alice Munro

Dance of the Happy Shades by Alice Munro Penguin, 1968 Reviewed by Brian George in 2010 “Mason Williams was one of the heroes of the school; he played basketball and … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Interview with Philip Ó Ceallaigh, Author of Notes from a Turkish Whorehouse

Interview with Philip Ó Ceallaigh author of Notes from a Turkish Whorehouse, Reviewed by Rowena MacDonald How long did it take you to write all the stories in your collection? I … Continue reading

October 8, 2013

Review of Ethel Rohan’s Goodnight Nobody by Diane Becker

Goodnight Nobody by Ethel Rohan Queen’s Ferry Press, 2013 Reviewed by Diane Becker “As soon as she’s organized, she walks onto the glass bridge and through the warm blue sky, … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · 2 Comments