Want more Short Story Month celebration? Here’s a roundup of short (story) related news from around the interwebs:
- In honor of Short Story Month, Matt Bell is reviewing a story from a literary magazine every day in May.
- On Perpetual Folly, Clifford Garstang discusses a favorite piece by Bonnie Jo Campbell.
- Sarcastic Female Literary Circle is running a review of a short story each week in honor of short story month.
- All across the interwebs, writers are joining the Story-a-Day call to write one short story every day in May! Are you in?
- If you need inspiration, Story-A-Day is also providing daily prompts all month.
- Throughout May, Necessary Fiction wants to hear about stories you think are worth sharing. They’re also publishing a story each week.
- For a few more days, you can submit a piece of flash fiction to artist Kenney Mencher’s Flash Fiction Challenge and win a piece of original art. The current contest closes May 10.
- BookCourt will host a launch party for new lit mag The Commonwhich features short fiction, poetry, and nonfiction with a strong sense of place. The party is Tuesday, 5/10 at 7pm, at 163 Court St., Brooklyn, and will include readings by Fiona Maazel and Ted Conover. For more details, visit The Common‘s website.
We’ll be back with another roundup of short-story related news next Fridayin the meantime, check back every day (yes, even weekends!) for more Short Story Month posts here at FWR all through May.