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shining the spotlight on short story collections

Simon Van Booy Wins 2009 Frank O’Connor award and Chris Beckett gets a two-novel deal

Congratulations to Simon Van Booy who is this year’s winner of the 35,000 Euro Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award for his collection, Love Begins in Winter! We will be … Continue reading

September 21, 2009 · Leave a 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

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

96 short story collections (at least) published in February!

I’ve just finished the (non-complete) list of short story collections and anthologies published this month, and by my count it is 96. Pretty impressive, don’t you think? A quick rundown: … Continue reading

February 26, 2009 · 2 Comments

January’s Newly-Published Short Story Collections

This is the first in a series of monthly posts in which I’ll be having a look at the short story collections being published, which can all be found on … Continue reading

January 11, 2009 · 6 Comments

A little love from Canongate

I am delighted that independent publishing house Canongate have chosen The Short Review as their Site of the Week on their new “Meet At the Gate” forum and “cultural hub”! … Continue reading

December 10, 2008 · 2 Comments

How to sell short story collections

(Cross-posted with TaniaWrites.) Very interesting guest post over at Dawn’s She Is Too Fond of Books blog by Christopher Meeks, author of two short story collections, The Middle Aged Man … Continue reading

July 18, 2008 · 3 Comments