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‘The Lottery’ Was Published 70 Years Ago

Shirley Jackson’s classic dystopian short story “The Lottery” ― often assigned in English classes, invoked when current events take a dark turn, and omnipresent in paeans to great short fiction ― holds a special place in the hearts of many readers.

40 Short Stories of Noted Tamil Poet Vairamuthu

Noted Tamil poet Vairamuthu “introduced” his book of 40 short stories, titled “Short Stories by Vairamuthu”, in the Capital on Sunday. Speaking to a packed audience at the Tamil Sangam auditorium, the six-time national award-winning lyricist explained how ideas for short stories can be conceived.

Abiola Oni Wins BAME Short Story Prize

Reading the entries to the Guardian and 4th Estate BAME Short Story prize confirms what I knew all along: that there are some very talented writers of colour out there.

6000 Copied Sold In 3 Days

The Barn on Half Moon Hill was written by Barnsley author Milly Johnson to raise money for Claire Throssell, whose two sons were killed in a house fire in Penistone in October 2014. Each copy is being sold for 99 pence.

AI To Write Creepy Short Stories

Google is training its deep learning technology to come up with "rather dramatic" short stories based on sentences that researchers give it. Quartz spotted a paper published by Google researchers that includes examples of the work produced by Google Brain.

Greatest Bengali Stories Ever Told

When penning a book of Bengali short stories, it is only natural to begin with Rabindranath Tagore's 'Kabuliwallah,' the iconic tale of friendship between an Afghani dry-fruit seller and a 5-year-old girl, that continues to be recited till date in homes and classrooms across Bengal and beyond.

Short stories/poems Scarce in Printed Media

Literary forms like the short story and the poem nowadays feature less and less in printed media because of market conditions, an artist says. "Literary magazines and journals are practically non-existent in this country or at least have lost their importance. It clearly shows our apathetic attitude toward literature," Poet Nirwan Dewanto said ...

2016 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

The regional winners for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize were announced on Wednesday. The prize recognizes the best unpublished short story in English. The five winners, each representing one of the Commonwealth regions,

Adventures of Professor Shonku by Satyajit Ray

Professor Shonku is a short story collection by Satyajit Ray, featuring the eponymous character, Professor Shonku. It was first published in India by NewScript Publications, Calcutta, in 1965. Of the nine short stories that are part of the collection, ...
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