The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

Review: The Trouble with Flying and other stories, edited by Richard Rossiter with Susan Midalia

The Trouble with Flying and other stories Edited by Richard Rossiter with Susan Midalia Contributing authors: Claire Aman, Rosie Barter, Leanne Browning, Linda Brucesmith, Peter Curry, Lauren Foley, Kathy George, Paulette … Continue reading

July 22, 2015

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 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

Interview with Darlin’ Neal, Author of Elegant Punk

Interview with Darlin’ Neal author of Elegant Punk, reviewed by Carol Reid How long did it take you to write all the stories in your collection? Like my last collection, … Continue reading

August 29, 2013

Interview with Nuala Ní Chonchúir, Author of Mother America

Interview with Nuala Ní Chonchúir author of Mother America, reviewed by Susan Haigh How long did it take to write all the stories in your collection? About three years – … Continue reading

July 16, 2013

Congratulations: Frank O’Connor and Edge Hill Winning Story Collections!

This week saw two huge announcements in the short story book world – the winners of both the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award and the Edge Hill Prize for … Continue reading

July 4, 2013