The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

Letter from the Editor – Hiatus

Letter from The Editor The June 2012 issue will be the last Short Review issue for a little while, the journal will be on hiatus for at least a few … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 · 3 Comments

Happy Fourth Birthday to The Short Review!

Happy birthday! This month The Short Review turns four years old. 439 story collections and anthologies reviewed, by our forty or so reviewers worldwide, and over 250 authors interviewed… We all do what we do … Continue reading

November 7, 2011 · 4 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

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

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

The Sept issue is here

This month’s Short Review is up. What’s in it, you ask?? We bring you false relations, damaged goods, repetition patterns, quick repair, stories like donut holes, stories named for rivers, … Continue reading

September 4, 2009 · 1 Comment

What does the word "story" mean to you?

In honour of National Short Story Month over at the Emerging Writers Network (and just because we love short stories) , I thought I’d bring you a selection of the … Continue reading

May 23, 2009 · 9 Comments