The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

Review: The Irreal Reader anthology

The Irreal Reader Fiction and Essays from the Café Irreal Edited by G.S. Evans and Alice Whittenburg Numerous authors including Diploma de Honor Konex winner Ana María Shua (Argentina), Michal Ajvaz … Continue reading

November 15, 2014

Fractals: Short Stories by Joanna Walsh. Review.

Fractals: Short Stories by Joanna Walsh 3:AM Press, 2013 Reviewed by Hannah Tuson “All your life you’ve been asked to choose: to be the woman who didn’t drink canned sodas, who didn’t watch American television … Continue reading

June 16, 2014

Review of You Have 24 Hours to Love Us by Guy Ware

You Have 24 Hours to Love Us by Guy Ware Comma Press, 2012 Reviewed by Aiden O’Reilly “Make me up, Joe. I could be anybody you like. Make me up. Like … Continue reading

February 27, 2014

Review of Death-In-A-Box by Alta Ifland

Death-In-A-Box by Alta Ifland Subito Press, 2011 Reviewed by Annie Clarkson “When the furniture began to sweat, I knew that the world I’d known until then was gone.” Death-in-a-Box is … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

Review of This Isn’t The Sort Of Thing That Happens To Someone Like You by Jon McGregor

This Isn’t The Sort Of Thing That Happens To Someone Like You by Jon McGregor Bloomsbury, 2012 Reviewed by Pauline Masurel “Soon it will rain. And people won’t understand. They’ll … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · 1 Comment