The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

Interview with Ethel Rohan, author of Goodnight Nobody

Interview with Ethel Rohan author of Goodnight Nobody, reviewed by┬áDiane Becker How long did it take you to write all the stories in your collection? There are thirty stories in … Continue reading

March 6, 2014

Alice Munro Wins the Nobel Prize for Literature!

We are so excited here at Short Review Towers that last week Alice Munro, one of the greatest living writers, and one who has focussed on the short story, was … Continue reading

October 18, 2013

From the Archives: Dance of the Happy Shades by Alice Munro

Dance of the Happy Shades by Alice Munro Penguin, 1968 Reviewed by Brian George in 2010 “Mason Williams was one of the heroes of the school; he played basketball and … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

From the Archives: Review of Collected Stories by Janice Galloway

Collected Stories by Janice Galloway Vintage, 2009 Reviewed by Tania Hershman “She may not speak much but she knows EVERY WORD YOU SAY. Her mother said that. Kind of thing … Continue reading

April 25, 2013

Interview with Rusty Barnes, author of Mostly Redneck

Interview with Rusty Barnes, author of Mostly Redneck, reviewed by Carol Reid How long did it take you to write all the stories in your collection? Roughly fifteen years, counting … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Upcoming Deadlines for Short Story Collection Contests

We’ve just updated our list of contests for short story collections on the Links page and thought we’d let you know about some that are closing shortly! Kore Press Short … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · 2 Comments