#short stories

Modern Short Stories for High School English Class

For a little variety and newness for your reading list, here are fifteen modern short stories for high school English class.

The Best New Short Story Collections

Short and sweet: Add more reading enjoyment to your life with 8 of the best new short story collections of 2022!

12 Amazing Queer Short Story Collections to Read Right Now

These queer short story collections span a wide range of genres form contemporary and historical fiction to sci-fi and fabulism.

The Best Of the Best Of’s: An Exploration of Best Of Anthologies

Thousands of short stories are read each year in order for editors to create Best of anthologies. Here is a look at a few.

Very Short Stories to Devour in Record Time

Very short stories–also known as flash fiction, micro fiction, drabbles, and the like–are a delightful form of fiction. Start with these.

The Best Short Stories of All Time

If you're in search of more of the best short stories of all time, start with this list to build your to-read list!

12+ Great 2022 Short Story Collections by Asian Authors

Dip in and out of these tremendous 2022 short story collections by Asian authors, including Seeking Fortune Elsewhere, and expand your reading life.

Chaotic Neutral: Reading Short Story Collections Out of Order

We're in a chaotic world, be a chaotic reader! Reading story collections out of order can be a wonderful tool for readers and writers alike.

10 Bedtime Stories for Adults to Help You Get Some Shut Eye

With classics from Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, and more, these excellent bedtime stories for adults can help you wind down before bed.

Edith Wharton: Horror Writer

Edith Wharton may best be known for THE AGE OF INNOCENCE and THE HOUSE OF MIRTH, but her haunting, spectral tales are what I love the most.