Most middle school curricula includes a small amount of speculative fiction. Here are a few recommendations on what fantasy and science fiction short stories for middle school students are best.
It's been an excellent year in short story collections, but here are 3 from Lesley Nneka Arimah, Daniel Alarcón, and M. John Harrison that stood out.
A Rioter unpacks the experience of reading short stories--the joy and finality that comes with it--through Haruki Murakami's THE STRANGE LIBRARY.
Many genre authors from marginalized backgrounds get their start in short fiction. Check out these amazing short story collections by authors of color.