The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

Guest post: Amnesty International’s Nicky Parker talks about why she chose short stories to celebrate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Amnesty International’s anthology, Freedom: Short Stories Celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, contains 36 stories by some of the best short story writers alive today, each inspired by an … Continue reading

December 3, 2009 · Leave a comment

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

Guest post: Chris Fowler, author of 11 Short Story Collections, Talks Stories

The Short Review is delighted to welcome Christopher Fowler – whose tenth short story collection, Old Devil Moon, won the Edge Hill 2nd Prize 2008 and had seven other nominations, … Continue reading

October 5, 2009 · Leave a comment

Guest blog: Randall Brown Gives Thanks

Recently, I had to write the acknowledgments for a collection of (very) short fiction, and as I thought of person after person to thank, I realized maybe I hadn’t been … Continue reading

October 30, 2008 · 3 Comments

Guest post: Sarah Salway On Doing Nothing

To drift = to trust To get lost = to discover new things To do nothing = to recharge Let’s take your average writer. OK, let’s take me. I am … Continue reading

September 22, 2008 · 3 Comments

Guest article on Vulpes Libris for Short Story Week

The book-loving folk at the excellent book blog Vulpes Libris invited me to contribute a guest article for their Short Story Week. My article, What We Talk About When We … Continue reading

September 3, 2008 · 1 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