#short stories

10 Bedtime Stories for Adults to Help You Get Some Shut Eye

With classics from Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, and more, these excellent bedtime stories for adults can help you wind down before bed.

Edith Wharton: Horror Writer

Edith Wharton may best be known for THE AGE OF INNOCENCE and THE HOUSE OF MIRTH, but her haunting, spectral tales are what I love the most.

Out of This World SFF Short Story Collections

Speculative fiction or SFF short story collections are out of this world (literally)! Here are 9 recommendations for you to enjoy.

What I Learned From Reading a Short Story a Day For a Month

In September, I began my Long Short Story Project, where I read a short story every day for a month. Here's what I learned.

Bite Sized Horror: Short Scary Stories Sure to Terrify You

If you're short on time or just want more scares in your already-horror-filled day, try these must-read short scary stories!

Short Story Collections as Portals to Literary Magazines and other Writings

Here's how to use short story collections like The Tangleroot Palace by Marjorie Liu to discover new authors and literary magazines you're sure to love!

My Dream Queer Short Story Anthology

Find some great short stories, like "In Kind" from A Natural History of Transition by Callum Angus, curated by one reader imagining a perfect queer anthology.

Once Upon A Fracture: A Helen Oyeyemi Reading Pathway

Are you new to Helen Oyeyemi? Follow this reading pathway into the strange, uncanny, and surreal world of Oyeyemi's fiction.

5 Authors Like Carmen María Machado

Here is a list of 5 authors like Carmen María Machado that have unconventional stories similar to the author of Her Body and Other Parties.

9 Horror Short Story Collections to Keep You Up at Night

We have a list of the best horror short story collections to give you a scare, including Taiping Tales of Terror by Julya Oui.