The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

From the archives: Review of Memory Wall by Anthony Doerr

Memory Wall by Anthony Doerr Fourth Estate, 2010 Reviewed by Tania Hershman “What is there in Luvo’s life that makes sense? Dusk in the Karoo becomes dawn in Cape Town. What … Continue reading

November 14, 2013

Interview with Rachel Tresize, Author of Cosmic Latte

Interview with Rachel Tresize author of Cosmic Latte, reviewed by Nuala Ni Chonchuir How long did it take to write all the stories in this collection? I started as soon … Continue reading

September 1, 2013

Interview with Darlin’ Neal, Author of Elegant Punk

Interview with Darlin’ Neal author of Elegant Punk, reviewed by Carol Reid How long did it take you to write all the stories in your collection? Like my last collection, … Continue reading

August 29, 2013

Review of The Stone Thrower by Adam Marek

The Stone Thrower by Adam Marek   Comma Press, 2012 Reviewed by Melissa Lee-Houghton ‘Wilkie put both hands flat on top of his head and gazed up the edifice of limbs. Many of … Continue reading

July 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Review of Elegant Punk by Darlin’ Neal

Elegant Punk by Darlin’ Neal Press 53, 2012 Reviewed by Carol Reid Last time, when her dad promised to make it up to her, he’d apologized and said he’d run into … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

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