The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

Angela Readman wins Costa Short Story Award

Huge congratulations to Angela Readman, winner of the Costa Short Story Award, announced at the Costa Book Awards ceremony in London on Tuesday. Her winning story, The Keeper of the Jackalopes, … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Week Links – Best European Friction

“We were dreaming of freedom: we woke up in capitalism.” Drago Jančar almost got a spontaneous cheer when he said this at the launch of Dalkey Archive’s excellent collection of short … Continue reading

January 17, 2014

Pauline Masurel reviews Liliane’s Balcony by Kelcey Parker

Liliane’s Balcony by Kelcey Parker        Rose Metal Press, 2013 Reviewed by Pauline Masurel       Liliane knows the house is sound. There are many things she does not trust in this life, but … Continue reading

January 15, 2014

Cherry Potts reviews Signs and Wonders by Alix Ohlin

Signs and Wonders by Alix Ohlin Quercus, 2012 Reviewed by Cherry Potts  “It’s going to be okay,” she murmured to him, over and over. “It is?” Steve said wildly. “How? When?”  Let … Continue reading

January 15, 2014