The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

Scott Prize shortlist announced

The shortlist for Salt Publishing‘s 2011 Scott Prize for unpublished debut short story collections has been announced. Says Salt: “This prize forms part of Salt’s commitment to the short story … Continue reading

March 1, 2011 · 1 Comment

Short Review Author Among Story Prize finalists

The $20,000 Story Prize, run by Larry Dark (who Sarah Salway interviewed for us here), is an very prestigious annual book award for short story collections written in English and … Continue reading

January 21, 2011 · 2 Comments

Scott Prize Winners

Salt Publishing have announced  the winners of their inaugural Scott Prize for Short Fiction. Congratulations tothe four authors whose debut short story collections will be published later this year: Patrick … Continue reading

March 2, 2010 · 4 Comments

Sunday Times Short Story Prize Longlist

The first annual Sunday Times short story competition, at £25,000 for a single story now the most lucrative prize in the world for writers published in the UK, has announced … Continue reading

February 21, 2010 · 4 Comments

Guest post: Rose Metal Press interviews itself on short short stories and hand-stitched chapbooks

We are delighted to have the wonderful Rose Metal Press, independent publishers of “hybrid genres specializing in the publication of short shorts, flash and microfiction; prose poetry; novels-in-verse or book-length … Continue reading

November 5, 2009 · 1 Comment

Simon Van Booy Wins 2009 Frank O’Connor award and Chris Beckett gets a two-novel deal

Congratulations to Simon Van Booy who is this year’s winner of the 35,000 Euro Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award for his collection, Love Begins in Winter! We will be … Continue reading

September 21, 2009 · Leave a comment

Short story news roundup

Some exciting news from Short Story World. First, Electric Literature, the new lit zine that is available in print, as an eBook, or for your Kindle of iPhone, and pays … Continue reading

September 14, 2009 · 1 Comment