The winner of the £10,000 Caine Prize will be announced at an award ceremony and dinner at the Weston Library, Bodleian Libraries, Oxford, on July 4.
A short story, Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s “The Upright Revolution,” is said to have been translated into more than 30 African languages.
French publisher Short Édition is quickly capitalizing on the popularity of its short-story dispensers, more than doubling the number since their November debut and getting one into one of California’s best-known cafés.
Eight Short Edition vending machines are being set up throughout Grenoble, France to dispense free short stories to the reading public.
Self-published gay erotica writer M.P. Rey reveals his joy at moving from the dusty shelves of hidden rainbow-flag bookstores to better status on Amazon.
Kenyan Okwiri Oduor has won the 15th Caine Prize for African Writing, often described as Africa’s leading literary award.
Publishing Perspectives’ Berlin-based contributing editor Amanda DeMarco is launching a new short-form publishing company focusing on translations.
Junot Diaz’s short story Miss Lora defeated a strong list of British writers to take home the £30,000 Sunday Times EFT Private Bank short story prize.
Stephen Colbert and George Saunders traded entertaining and insightful commentary about the nature of the short story, which Saunders described as more urgent than the novel.
One Hundred Years of Solitude is finally released as an official e-book, while Random House Mondadori launches a new, global imprint for digital shorts, RHM Flash.