In late Fall, writers and literary magazines begin to post work that is eligible for awards. Here's a guide to that tradition.
Very short stories–also known as flash fiction, micro fiction, drabbles, and the like–are a delightful form of fiction. Start with these.
Look out for these 2021 speculative short story collections featuring fables from Pakistan, urban legends, gothic horror and more, including Reconstruction: Stories by Alaya Dawn Johnson.
A reader who fell out of love with short story collections ponders how best to make reading short stories part of the routine again.
It's time to get excited about stories again this year. And what better way to get our reading energy back than with some short story anthologies?
On one reader's Octavia Butler reading experience with synopses of two particularly poignant short stories.
100 excellent collections of short fiction to read.