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The Drone Eats with Me

Atef Abu Saif

Diaries from a City Under Fire

The Well of Trapped Words

Sema Kaygusuz

Blending mysticism and modernity, Kaygusuz’s stories demonstrate why she is regarded as one of the most promising writers in Turkey today

Jebel Marra

Michelle Green

Interlinked collection of short stories set in and around a humanitarian aid centre in Darfur in 2004-2005.


ed. Ra Page, Martyn Amos

Short Stories from an A-Life Future


The Iraqi Christ

Hassan Blasim

From legends of the desert to horrors of the forest, Blasim’s stories blend the fantastic with the everyday, the surreal with the all-too-real.

Under the Dam

David Constantine

Entering Constantine’s stories is like stepping out into a wind of words, a swarm of language. His prose is as fluid as the water that surges and swells through all his landscapes.

Litmus: Short Stories from Modern Science

ed. Ra Page

This anthology draws out and distills science’s love of narrative from a wide range of scientific disciplines, weaving theory into very human stories, and delving into the humanity of theorists and experimenters as they stood on the brink of momentous discoveries.

Phobic: Modern Horror Stories

ed. Andy Murray

Phobic shines a torch into the unlit areas of the modern subconscious and suggests the more we know, the more we realise how worried we really should be.

Comma Apps

User-led apps that allow writers, publishers and avid readers of the short story to share, discuss and promote new writing

Breaking The Genre

Literary interventions into science, horror, crime.

BBC Short Story Award

Now in its ninth year, the Award is one of the most prestigious for a single short story.


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