The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

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

And the winners are…

Here are the results of our first anniversary prize draw… but first, a little photographic evidence of fair play: The HatThe entries in the hat Entries were then picked out … Continue reading

December 2, 2008 · 5 Comments

Review of the Year

Hard to believe that the Short Review is now a year old, with several hundred on our mailing list and several hundred more in our Facebook group! Check out our … Continue reading

November 9, 2008 · 1 Comment

Two Short Review Authors up for Books to Talk About in 2009 Awards

Good news for the short story: Alison MacLeod, about whose short story collection 15 Modern Tales of Attraction our reviewer said “Here is an author unafraid to push at the … Continue reading

October 19, 2008 · Leave a comment

The Short Review Issue 11 Oct 2008: Travel, Science, Love, Death and Flash

Issue 12 October 2008 Travel is one of this month’s themes: with Gary Schanbacher’s Migration Patterns, Derek Green’s New World Order, as well as St Petersburg, where God lives, according … Continue reading

October 13, 2008 · 1 Comment

The Ambition of the Short Story

A wonderful quirky essay on short stories which hits the nail exactly on the head in the New York Times by Steven Millhauser (whose collection, Dangerous Laughter, we recently reviewed … Continue reading

October 7, 2008 · 2 Comments

September Issue now up

The Sept issue of The Short Review is now up: Flash fiction is a dominant thread running through this month’s books, with an award-winning chapbook (In the Land of the … Continue reading

September 4, 2008 · 2 Comments

Issue 9 July 2008 of The Short Review

Well, we are at issue 9 already, almost at our hundredth review…. not quite!What do we have this month? Four collections that were longlisted for the world’s richest short story … Continue reading

July 7, 2008 · Leave a comment

To sell or not to sell?

In the nine months the Short Review has been in existence we’ve had a lot of emails saying how much people enjoy the reviews and how they have gone and … Continue reading

June 24, 2008 · 21 Comments

Short Review Authors News

Double congratulations to Susan DiPlacido, whose collection, American Cool, was the runner-up in the Romance category of the 2008 Beach Book Festival, and semi-finalist in the Erotica category of the … Continue reading

May 21, 2008 · Leave a comment