A 1980s popstar, a former women’s weekly chief and an engineer are all vying for the Costa Short Story Award with an all-female shortlist for... Read more
For a fifth time, an all-female shortlist has been unveiled for the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award, including a nod for 2013 winner Sarah Hall.... Read more
Picador has won an auction to publish a short story collection about women, "the body and the bodily", from the White Review Short Story Prize-winning author Julia Armfield.... Read more
Kevin Jared Hosein has won the 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for his “uncanny bar story” combining “ideas of civility and ferality”.
Short story anthologies are enjoying a boom in sales, rising by almost 50% in value, to reach their highest level in seven years.
A short story about an awkward, troubling sexual encounter has gone viral, drawing a "record-breaking" number of online views.
No Exit Press has released the longlist for its short story writing competition. Devised as part of the celebrations to mark the 30th anniversary of... Read more
Freight Books has bought an “edgy” debut story collection from Manchester-based author Lara Williams. Publisher Adrian Searle bought world rights to Treats from Becky Thomas... Read more
Writer Jane Gardam is to be awarded the Charles-Chichester Award for a Lifetime's Excellence in Short Fiction at a special event held at this year's... Read more
Welsh writer Carys Davies [pictured] has won the €25,000 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award for her collection The Redemption of Galen Pike, published by... Read more