The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

The Sept issue is here

This month’s Short Review is up. What’s in it, you ask?? We bring you false relations, damaged goods, repetition patterns, quick repair, stories like donut holes, stories named for rivers, … Continue reading

September 4, 2009 · 1 Comment

"Most Imaginative" Sci Fi Author Wins the Edge Hill Prize!

Shocker in the short story world – Chris Beckett, author of the Turing Test, published by Elastic Press, has beaten heavyweight writers of “literary fiction” Anne Enright, Ali Smith, Gerard … Continue reading

July 6, 2009 · Leave a comment

Guest post: Polly Frost’s Confessions of a Genre Slut

One of the many things I admire about The Short Review is the way in which it celebrates all kinds of short fiction. Recently Tania Hershman wrote about the topic … Continue reading

August 21, 2008 · 7 Comments

Genre in fiction 1: Mundane Sci Fi?

As editor of the Short Review, one of my tasks is to assign each collection that we review to one or more categories on the Find Something to Read by … Continue reading

May 5, 2008 · Leave a comment