The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award Shortlist 2012

Huge congratulations to Short Review authors Kevin Barry and Tom Lee, whose stories have both been shortlisted for the £30,000 Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award – the … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Starting Small: A Guest Blog Post By Tara Fox Hall

This week we welcome Tara Fox Hall, whose first story collection, Just Shadows, was published in January. She tells The Short Review how she got interested in short stories: “Writing … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · 7 Comments

Help Save Short Stories on BBC Radio!

Following swiftly in the footsteps of the first short story festival in Bristol, UK, ShortStoryVille, which was hugely successful – comes the distressing news that BBC Radio 4, which until … Continue reading

July 18, 2011 · 2 Comments

Congrats – Edge Hill Short Story Prize

Congratulations to Short Review author Tom Vowler whose short story collection, The Method, won the Readers’ Prize at the Edge Hill Short Story Prize awards last night! You can read … Continue reading

July 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Scott Prize shortlist announced

The shortlist for Salt Publishing‘s 2011 Scott Prize for unpublished debut short story collections has been announced. Says Salt: “This prize forms part of Salt’s commitment to the short story … Continue reading

March 1, 2011 · 1 Comment

UK National Short Story Week – what’s it about?

The UK is to have a National Short Story Week for the first time this year, and  TSR asked its founder and director, Ian Skillicorn, what it’s all about and … Continue reading

September 6, 2010 · Leave a comment

UK National Short Story Week

It’s about time! Well done to Lisa Armytage, Sophie King, Robert Kirkwood, Sue Moorcroft, Pat Richardson, and Bogdan Tiganov for not waiting til the UK government declared it but just … Continue reading

June 25, 2010 · Leave a comment

Short Story Month

May was declared National Short Story Month in the US by Dan Wickett of the Emerging Writers Network a few years ago, and, wonderfully, others have followed his lead. Doesn’t … Continue reading

May 21, 2010 · Leave a comment

From digital to… vinyl??

What an interesting month for short stories! First. Ether Books announces their new iPhone app to great fanfare – ” Publisher Ether Books gives short stories new lease of life … Continue reading

May 5, 2010 · 1 Comment

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