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Vintage Shares Shorts Daily for 99c This May

May 7 2015in , JulieDTags:
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  Vintage Shorts, an eBook program of Vintage and Anchor Books from KnopfDoubleday, is releasing a short story a day, in celebration of Short Story Month. You can sign up here.   99c (USD)  a day for a short story from Alice Munro, Jim Shepard, Steven Milhauser, Junot Diaz, Maeve Binchy, Andre Dubus and more? More Info »

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Akashic Books Is Posting Stories for Short Story Month

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Akashic Books, a fiercely independent publisher based in Brooklyn,   is celebrating Short Story Month by posting stories on its site. Find them here: http://www.akashicbooks.com/category/short-story-month/

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In The New York Times (At Last)

May 7 2015in , JulieDTags:
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Every (US-based) writer dreams of being listed in the New York Times. Well, this is close enough for us, for now:  

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Graywolf Celebrates Short Story Month

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  There’s a lovely interview here with some of the best short story writers working today, on why the Short Story is the form we love so much!

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StoryADay May 2015 is underway!

May 1 2015in , JulieDTags:
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Hundreds of writers are committing to writing a story a day this May, to sharpen their writing skills and give themselves a creative kick in the pants. Celebrity guests providing writing prompts include NYT Best sellers Gretchen Rubin, Joe R. Lansdale, Seanan McGuire and more. You can join in at StoryADay.org

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StoryOfTheDay – The Women by Tom Barbash

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Today’s highlighted short story is “The Women” by Tom Barbash. It is the story of a young man left doubly orphaned by his mother’s death and his father’s actions after it. The story moves on through the first year of his grieving, of his new life. By the following winter, things have started to change More Info »

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Spark, Vol I, Launches

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Spark: a creative anthology has launched with its first volume featuring work by Todd Walton, Margaret Dilloway and more. Founded by Brian Lewis, a member of the Editorial Freelancers Association and an alumnus of the California State Summer School for the Arts in Creative Writing, the aim for Spark was, in Lewis’s words, to establish More Info »

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Interviews With Short Story Authors

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Here’s a nice list of interviews conducted by NPR over the years, with short story writers. They posted it as part of last year’s “May is Short Story Month” celebration. link: http://www.npr.org/blogs/monkeysee/2011/05/18/136395276/celebrating-national-short-story-month-a-few-short-clips-from-the-archives

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Ways For You To Get Involved

Mar 4 2013in , JulieDTags:
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  May is Short Story Month. We’ll be updating this site with many, many exciting events, opportunities and ways for you to get involved in the run up to Short Story Month in May 2013. Here’s the first draft of our resource page for how you can get involved. It’s going to be fast-growing and More Info »

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StoryFest is Live! Jun 8-10, 2012

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Over at StoryADay.org, STORYFEST the annual celebration of the short story has begun. (Yeah, I know it’s not happening in Short Story Month May but all these stories were written during StoryADay May. We’ll let them off with it!) Pop over to the site to see this year’s nominated stories. While you’re at it why More Info »

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