Comma Press is to publish The Cuckoo Cage, the latest anthology in its History-into-Fiction series, featuring stories by British authors including Courttia Newland, Luan Goldie and Irfan... Read more
Independent press Scratch Books, "dedicated to the art of the short story", is to launch in London in March, kicking off with an event featuring... Read more
Oneworld editor and former Guardian journalist Richard Lea is heading a new web-based short fiction journal, Fictionable, which is aiming to raise £15,000 in the next month on Kickstarter. ... Read more
Pushkin Press has pre-empted The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, the "fresh, funny and sexy" debut by American author Deesha Phillyaw.... Read more
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