The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

Edge Hill Short Story Prize Longlist Announced

The Edge Hill Short Story Prize, now in its third year, is the UK’s only literary award that recognises a published collection of short stories, and this year they have … Continue reading

April 20, 2010 · 1 Comment

Short Lit Bits March

Short-stories-on-film #1: Electric Literature has released a new video, for Matt Sumell’s story, Little Things, animated by Vance Reeser. Sumell is the first “emerging” writer to feature in EL alongside … Continue reading

March 19, 2010 · 2 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

An Elegy For Easterly the only short story collection shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award

Huge congratulations to Petina Gappah, whose short story collection, An Elegy for Easterly, is shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award – the only story collection on the list. Find … Continue reading

October 31, 2009 · 1 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

Edge Hill Prize Winner Chris Beckett talks about his 20-year relationship with Interzone magazine.

Chris Beckett beat the big names to scoop this year’s Edge Hill Short Story Prize for his imaginative, rich and compelling short story collection, The Turing Test, (read the review … Continue reading

August 3, 2009 · Leave a comment

Short story collection news: Sana Krasikov wins $100,000 Sami Rohr prize

Congratulations to Short Review author Sana Krasikov winner of the $100,000 Sami Rohr prize for Jewish Literature for her short story collection, One More Year. Read our review of One … Continue reading

March 24, 2009 · 1 Comment