Five Ray Bradbury Stories That Tell Us Everything We Need to Know About Writing.

Column by JS Breukelaar
No writer stalked the inherent tensions in fiction with more guts and style than Ray Bradbury. Here are five lessons in conflict from the master of wonder.
Alex Segura, Co-writing, Rob Hart, Short Stories

Rob Hart and Alex Segura Discuss 'Bad Beat', An Exclusive Digital Short Co-Authored for Polis Books

Interview by Rob Hart
This January 12th, Polis Books will release 'Bad Beat', a digital short story crossing over Hart's amateur PI Ash McKenna and Segura's investigative reporter Pete Fernandez.
LitReactor Book Club

December Book Club Selection: 'Sweet Nothing: Stories' by Richard Lange

News by Joshua Chaplinsky November 2, 2015
December's selection for the LitReactor Book Club is 'Sweet Nothing: Stories' by Richard Lange.
French City's Print-On-Demand Short Story Kiosks

French City's Print-On-Demand Short Story Kiosks

News by Peter Derk October 26, 2015
A French city has installed 8 print-on-demand short story dispensers. Your move, America.

Five New (and Newish) Horror Markets for Short Fiction

Column by George Cotronis
It is almost Halloween and you need some new markets to send those spooky stories of yours.
John Skipp

A Couple Of Questions With LitReactor Instructor And 'The Art of Horrible People' Author John Skipp

Interview by Rob Hart
John Skipp on short stories, his new LitReactor class, and his latest collection: "The Art of Horrible People."

5 Female Short Story Writers You Should Be Reading RIGHT NOW!

Column by Keith Rawson August 24, 2015
Here's five female short story writers you should be reading not tomorrow, not an hour from now, but right f*cking NOW!
Bookshots: ‘Three Moments of an Explosion’ By China Mieville

Bookshots: ‘Three Moments of an Explosion’ By China Mieville

Review by Keith Rawson
A brief review of weird fiction pioneer China Mieville's massive short story collection, ‘Three Moments of an Explosion’.

5 Crime Short Story Writers You Should Be Reading Right Now

Column by Keith Rawson
No, seriously, you should be reading these crime writers RIGHT NOW!

Why The F*ck Aren't You Reading Kelly Link?

Column by Keith Rawson May 20, 2015
Why The F*ck Aren't You Reading returns to spotlight one of America's most important short story writers, the amazing Kelly Link.
Dark Screams Volume Three

Bookshots: 'Dark Screams: Volume 3' Edited by Richard Chizmar and Brian James Freeman

Review by Christopher Shultz
This third entry in the 'Dark Screams' series of mini-anthologies reminds us that good things come in threes.
Bookshots: 'Collected Fiction' by Hannu Rajaniemi

Bookshots: 'Collected Fiction' by Hannu Rajaniemi

Review by BH Shepherd
A concise review of Hannu Rajaniemi's collection of short stories.
Mark Twain Stories Found by Berkley Scholars

Mark Twain Stories Found by Berkley Scholars

News by Raine Winters
150 years later, lost stories from the infamous author come to light.

Reach a Wider Audience: 11 Foreign Literary Markets

Column by George Cotronis May 6, 2015
Reach a wider audience, get paid for existing work: Sell the foreign rights to your stories.
Bookshots: 'The Wonder Garden' by Lauren Acampora

Bookshots: 'The Wonder Garden' by Lauren Acampora

Review by Christopher Shultz
This debut short story collection features thirteen psychologically-driven, beautifully-written narratives, all set in the same New England suburb.
Arrest Us, Thuglit, Devon Robbins, Short Stories

Check out Devon Robbin's ARREST US! Story in the New Issue of Thuglit

News by Rob Hart
The third and final ARREST US! winner has landed in the hallowed, blood-stained pages of Thuglit! Check out "Alchemy and Atrophy" by Devon Robbins!

In Defense Of Short Fiction (Not That I Need To Defend It, Because It's Awesome)

Column by Keith Rawson February 27, 2015
As a writer, do you think short story writing is a creative and financial deadend? Keith Rawson doesn't think so, and he is going to tell you why.
Bookshots: 'Sweet Nothing' By Richard Lange

Bookshots: 'Sweet Nothing' By Richard Lange

Review by Keith Rawson February 17, 2015
A brief review of L.A. novelist Richard Lange's latest short story collection, 'Sweet Nothing'.
EXCLUSIVE: Chuck Palahniuk's Short Story Collection 'Make Something Up' to Featu

EXCLUSIVE: Chuck Palahniuk's Short Story Collection 'Make Something Up' to Feature Brand New Tyler Durden Story

News by Joshua Chaplinsky January 9, 2015
All the latest on Chuck's first true short story collection, straight from the publicist's mouth.
LitReactor Book Club

February Book Club Selection: 'Our Love Will Go the Way of the Salmon' by Cameron Pierce

News by Joshua Chaplinsky
February's selection for the LitReactor Book Club is 'Our Love Will Go the Way of the Salmon' by Cameron Pierce.
LitReactor Book Club

December Book Club Selection: 'After the People Lights Have Gone Off' by Stephen Graham Jones

News by Joshua Chaplinsky November 4, 2014
December's selection for the LitReactor Book Club is 'After the People Lights Have Gone Off' by Stephen Graham Jones.

Prose & Conversation: Death of the Short Story

Column by Cath Murphy August 15, 2014
Brian hates short stories. Cath loves them. Under the harsh spotlight of Prose & Conversation they attempt to resolve their differences.
Bookshots: 'Last Stories and Other Stories' By William T. Vollmann

Bookshots: 'Last Stories and Other Stories' by William T. Vollmann

Review by Keith Rawson
Love, Loss, War, Ghosts and memories haunting the living all stir the pot of William T. Vollmann's exceptional new collection.
Bookshots: 'Forensic Songs' by Mike McCormack

Bookshots: 'Forensic Songs' by Mike McCormack

Review by Christine J. Schmidt
Mike McCormack's second short story collection is a chilling portrait of the "humanity" that's to come.
Bookshots: 'Inside Madeleine' by Paula Bomer

Bookshots: 'Inside Madeleine' by Paula Bomer

Review by Leah Rhyne June 11, 2014
'Inside Madeleine', a collection of short stories by Paula Bomer, takes you into the world of troubled young women. It's anything but pretty...