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How to Write Short Stories (Hint: It’s Not That Simple)

O. Henry Prize Stories editor Laura Furman advises on what's essential - and what's not - when considering how to write short stories.


Notes from the Fog: An Illustrated Dip Into Ben Marcus’s Latest Book

Read an illustrated excerpted from Ben Marcus’s short story collection, Notes from the Fog, which offers readers visions of alienation in a modern world.  


Shirley Jackson’s Short Story ‘The Lottery’ to be Adapted as Feature Film

One of the most famous short stories in American literature crafted by one of the twentieth century’s most influential suspense and horror writers, Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” remains both


The Importance of Reading Like a Writer

To be a successful writer, you need to learn to read like a writer. Joseph O'Neill explains how reading like a writer has helped him hone his craft.


Discover the Real Florida in Books From Lauren Groff and Cutter Wood

Thoughts on Lauren Groff's new collection of short stories, Florida, and Cutter Wood's true crime book, Love and Death in the Sunshine State.


How A. M. Homes Is Chronicling Modern America: A Primer

From A. M. Homes's May We Be Forgiven to short story collection Days of Awe, Lorraine Berry explores just what makes A. M. Homes's writing so special.