The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

September Issue now up

The Sept issue of The Short Review is now up: Flash fiction is a dominant thread running through this month’s books, with an award-winning chapbook (In the Land of the … Continue reading

September 4, 2008 · 2 Comments

Issue 10 August 2008: The Competition Issue

A truly international theme: three collections from Down Under, Chinese short-shorts in honour of the Olympics, stories of Filipino Americans. Also: two shots of science fiction, two authors with middle … Continue reading

August 7, 2008 · Leave a comment

Issue 9 July 2008 of The Short Review

Well, we are at issue 9 already, almost at our hundredth review…. not quite!What do we have this month? Four collections that were longlisted for the world’s richest short story … Continue reading

July 7, 2008 · Leave a comment

Issue 7 is here and Spring means a redesign

The Spring issue of The Short Review is here, and with it a new look: goodbye Courier, hello Gentium. Leave a comment let us know what you think of the … Continue reading

May 1, 2008 · 1 Comment

Issue 6 has arrived: erotica, wolves, ray bradbury and a little history

All of us at The Short Review are delighted to announce the timely arrival of Issue 6, April 2008. This little bundle of joy contains ten new reviews of short … Continue reading

April 2, 2008 · 3 Comments

New content on the site

The short-story loving folk at Comma Press have created a section on their website entitled “The Short Story: theory and practice” because, they say: “as a publisher and champion of … Continue reading

March 23, 2008 · Leave a comment

Short stories are like pandas

This week A L Kennedy said in the Observer in response to the question “Why don’t we read short stories in Britain?” That’s like saying I don’t like pandas because … Continue reading

March 5, 2008 · Leave a comment