Short Story Theories

I invite you to take a look at what this group of scholars has been doing for forty years, starting with Susan Lohafer...


“Where Now, New Wave?” by Cutter Hurst

Literary movements spark and evolve, ebb and flow together without ever warning the writer. By the time one knows what is new, all too often that new has already become old. Yet there is a sentiment emerging now, wondering aloud—though still quietly— Personally, I blame the internet.

Shelf Check: Inked Imagination.

Months back, we asked which novels you were currently reading. Here's one from the archive on which both a reader/past contributor and editor commented. And congratulations to George Saunders on winning this year's Man Booker Prize.   Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders  "An insightful, humorous commentary on human nature. Each sentence is a splendid journey of emotion." …