The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

Larry Dark, Director of The Story Prize, Talks About Short Stories

Author and Short Reviewer Sarah Salway talks (by email) to Larry Dark, founder and director of the $20,000 Story Prize, the largest prize for short story collections in America, which … Continue reading

March 20, 2009 · 3 Comments

Short story collection news: Short story collection wins New Zealand’s Montana Medal for Fiction or Poetry.

Charlotte Grimshaw’s collection, Opportunity, has won New Zealand’s prestigious Montana Medal for Fiction. The judges said of the collection: “By turns touching, funny, dark, and redemptive, this is a book … Continue reading

July 25, 2008 · 1 Comment

Jhumpa Lahiri Wins World’s Richest Prize for Short Story Collection

Jhumpa Lahiri’s Unaccustomed Earth so impressed the judges of the Frank O’Connor International Short Story award that they decided not to even bother with a shortlist and simply announce her … Continue reading

July 5, 2008 · 1 Comment

Self-published short story collection on Frank O’Connor Longlist

As reported in the Guardian: This year’s 39-strong longlist for the €35,000 Frank O’Connor international short story prize sees a runaway American bestseller vying with an almost unknown, self-published author.Jhumpa … Continue reading

May 7, 2008 · 13 Comments

Frank O’ Connor Short Story Prize – longlist announced

The Frank O’Connor Short Story Prize, one of the most prestigious in the short story world, with an annual award of 35,000 euros to an author of a short story … Continue reading

May 3, 2008 · 5 Comments