#short stories

15 Science Fiction Short Stories To Take You Out of this World

We're in a new golden age of science fiction, especially science fiction short stories. These are some of the best stories you can read right now online.

4 of the Best Free Holiday Short Stories Online About Season’s Drama

If you find the holidays more foreboding than cheerful, find someone to relate to in these 4 free holiday short stories available to read online.

Have a Spooky Holiday With Christmas Ghost Stories

Christmas ghost stories were part of celebrations in Victorian England. These spooky tales are perfect to bring this tradition into the 21st century.

Why Some of the Best Fiction of 2019 is 1,000 Words or Less

A short fiction fan takes a look at some of the best recent examples of flash fiction available online and through literary magazines.

Reading While Bilingual: How Translated Books Helped Shape My Cultural Identity

How reading immigrant stories and working with translation helped one Rioter regain her identity as a multilingual reader and find common ground.

Where to Find Free Short Stories Online

Whether you're looking to break a reading slump or prefer short form writing, we've got the deets on where you can find free short stories online.

6 Short Stories for Fans of BLACK MIRROR

Keep the technology-inspired horror and thrill going with six short stories for fans of BLACK MIRROR--just don't read them on your ereader!

25 New Short Story Collections to Read This Summer: The List List #350

3 Short Stories That Would Make Great Graphic Novels

We've done it with Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery," now let's get more! Here are three short stories that should be graphic novels.

5 Short Stories by Saadat Hasan Manto That Would Make Perfect Short Films