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

All-Female Shortlist for Edge Hill Short Story Prize!

From  a long longlist, the shortlist for the Edge Hill University Short Story Prize 2012 has been picked – and it’s all female! Now in its sixth year, it is … Continue reading

May 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

Scott Prize winners and Edge Hill Short Story Prize shortlist

May is clearly a bumper month for short story collection news! First, congratulations to A J Ashworth, Jon Pinnock and Cassandra Parkin, the three winners of this year’s Salt Publishing … Continue reading

May 11, 2011 · 2 Comments

Cork City – Frank O’Connor Short Story Award Longlist

Here’s the longlist of short story collections for the 2010 Cork City – Frank O’Connor Short Story Award, now in its sixth year. Say the organisers: “The longlist is almost … Continue reading

April 27, 2010 · 6 Comments

Short Lit Bits March

Short-stories-on-film #1: Electric Literature has released a new video, for Matt Sumell’s story, Little Things, animated by Vance Reeser. Sumell is the first “emerging” writer to feature in EL alongside … Continue reading

March 19, 2010 · 2 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 Lit Bits December 1

 ICongratulations to Short Review author David D. Levine, whose collection, Space Magic, has won the Endeavour award, open to both story collections and novels. “In short, the story is growing … Continue reading

December 7, 2009 · Leave a comment