Tag: short story collection

We’re announcing the winner for The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! Vol 2 at #JBF

Join us at Jozi Book Fair as we announce the long awaited winner of our short story competition – The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! We’ll be reading and discussing stories from the first volume published in 2012 and the upcoming volume of The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the […]

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meet our writers: Chinenye Emezie-Egwuonwu

I am a prolific writer who considers herself a storyteller. I write both novels and short stories. I have just completed my first full length novel manuscript and have written dozens of short stories. I’m currently compiling my short stories into a collection for publication. My stories are centred around Africa and Africans living at […]

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meet our writers: Sasha Ross

Sasha Ross is a first year student at Rhodes University. She has a love of short stories, British rock, happy endings and all things magical. One day she hopes to be writing for a major music magazine. What inspired you to write your story? Growing up in a rather small town where private affairs seem […]

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meet our writers: Catherine Shepherd

Catherine was born in Port Elizabeth in 1970 and graduated from Rhodes University in 1992 with a BA degree. The end of Apartheid was the highlight of her young adult years and still inspires her to this day. Although happily married now she was for many years a single mother of two children. Bringing up […]

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We’ve selected our Authors!

Thank you to all the writers who took time to write and submit a story for this new collection. As I wrote in the call, I was looking for quick reads for book lovers to enjoy over the holidays. So this isn’t going to be a tome but rather a pocket-sizeed edition of some amazing […]

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Kurt Vonnegut on how to write a short story

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Submit your story

What’s a summer holiday without ice cream, big hats, sunglasses, parties, a braai, the beach or adventure and a great book? What’s a summer holiday without shorts!? Well, we’re talking about short stories! Short short stories to entertain, regale, thrill, excite, startle, and tickle book lovers over the holidays. Are you a writer who loves […]

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