Lucy Caldwell has been shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award for the third time, in a year dominated by new voices.... Read more
Faber has landed a collection of "uplifting" romantic short stories, edited by author Melissa Meyer.
Indie micropublisher Three of Cups Press will publish a short story anthology, Outsiders, edited by podcast host Alice Slater.
Authors Carys Davies and Kit de Waal will be among the judges for this year’s Sunday Times Short Story Award, which is sponsored for the first time... Read more
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.