#short stories

15 Excellent 2023 Short Story Collections by Asian Authors

These new short story collections from Asian and Asian diaspora voices — including A New Race of Men from Heaven by Chaitali Sen — are insightful, deeply strange, intense, and profound.

20 Must-Read Short Stories on Audio

These must-read short stories on audio will help you break out of reading slumps and give you a taste of an author's style, like Some People Have Real Problems by Brit Bennett.

So Happy Together: The Very Particular Pleasure of Linked Stories

These linked short stories are a great way to discover an author's style, and a thrill for folks who love a good Easter egg.

8 Sad Short Stories to Quickly Bring the Tears

If you want a little shot of sadness, here are some of the best sad short stories to get the emotions flowing in no time!

11 Speculative Short Story Collections to Look Forward to in 2023

2023 is shaping up to be a great one for speculative short story collections. Here are 11 you should add to your TBR, starting with Drinking from Graveyard Wells by Yvette Lisa Ndlovu.

20 New Must-Read Short Story Collections

From literary fiction and spec fic to mystery and horror, there's something for everyone in these must-read short story collections.

20 Must-Read Horror Short Stories

There's no better time to read horror short stories than October. With Halloween fast approaching, dive into these 20 spooky tales.

Modern Short Stories for High School English Class

For a little variety and newness for your reading list, here are fifteen modern short stories for high school English class.

The Best New Short Story Collections

Short and sweet: Add more reading enjoyment to your life with 8 of the best new short story collections of 2022!

12 Amazing Queer Short Story Collections to Read Right Now

These queer short story collections span a wide range of genres form contemporary and historical fiction to sci-fi and fabulism.