The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

The 2012 Scott Prize Shortlist

The shortlist for Salt Publishing’s Scott Prize is announced! The winners will have their debut short story collections published. Winners announced in April; congratulations all! (Especially to our own Short … Continue reading

February 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Story Prize announces its finalists

The prestigious $20,000 Story Prize, awarded annually to a short story collection published in the US has announced the finalists for 2011: The Angel Esmeralda by Don DeLillo (Scribner)  We … Continue reading

January 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

2011 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize Shortlist

More congratulations are in order – to the six short story collection shortlisted for the seventh Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize, three of whom are Short Review authors, I’m … Continue reading

July 11, 2011 · 1 Comment

2011 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize Longlist

The Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize has just announced its longlisted short story collections. As ever, it is a great list to start with if you’re looking for some … Continue reading

June 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Scott Prize winners and Edge Hill Short Story Prize shortlist

May is clearly a bumper month for short story collection news! First, congratulations to A J Ashworth, Jon Pinnock and Cassandra Parkin, the three winners of this year’s Salt Publishing … Continue reading

May 11, 2011 · 2 Comments

Edge Hill Winners and Frank O’Connor shortlist

It was a win for the TV writers at the 2010 Edge Hill Short Story Prize ceremony this year: Jeremy Dyson, co-creator of The League of Gentlemen, scooped the main … Continue reading

July 10, 2010 · Leave a comment

Short Lit Bits December 1

 ICongratulations to Short Review author David D. Levine, whose collection, Space Magic, has won the Endeavour award, open to both story collections and novels. “In short, the story is growing … Continue reading

December 7, 2009 · Leave a comment

Petina Gappah wins the 2009 Guardian First Book Award!

Huge congratulations to Short Review author Petina Gappah, whose collection, An Elegy for Easterly, has won the 2009 Guardian First Book Award, “the second short story writer to win the … Continue reading

December 3, 2009 · 1 Comment

Congratulations, Regi!

Regi Claire, whose short story collection, Fighting It, we just reviewed in The Short Review and who is published by Two Ravens Press, is shortlisted for the Saltire Scottish Book … Continue reading

November 23, 2009 · 1 Comment

Short Lit Bits November

Electric Literature will begin a new venture in microserialization by tweeting Rick Moody’s new story, Some Contemporary Characters, from Monday, November 30th to Wednesday, December 2nd. Follow at @ElectricLit. Ray … Continue reading

November 21, 2009 · 1 Comment