A little girl confesses a sin that has yet to occur in this gripping tale set in Ireland.
The parallel story that juxtaposes the importance of a single piece of rice.
The winner of the Two Roads Diverge contest explains inspiration, first lines and endings.
“I grew to love the challenges and rewards of the short story – the way you have to be precise and condensed and make every word count.”
A short story rejected in grade school becomes a cause of action.
Sad and angry over current events, two YA authors used the pen as a weapon against police brutality.
Novelist David C. Taylor talks about the memories and methods that shaped his first book-length crime story.
Novelist Hannah Pittard reads her work aloud to establish a graceful rhythm and evocative mood.
“A writer once told me there is only one way to create: as if your life depends on it, which it does.”
We ask three writers which short story has most influenced them.