All posts tagged short stories

The Beggar and Other Stories by Gaito Gazdanov

“A beautifully crafted collection of short stories that engage you with a whole range of issues” Gaito Gazdanov’s The Beggar and Other Stories is a novel that amalgamates six short […]

With Child

In an aisle at the supermarket’s centre was a shelf of too-large-to-be-true Perspex boxes. In every box was another box: a little white one, and in every little white box […]

For Sale: Baby Shoes, Never Worn

It’s funny how things can catapult you back in time. A song from the summer, a particular face, or a jumble sale. Memories resurface, like uncovered artefacts that are distant […]

Personal Platform’s Six Word Short Story Collection.

The myth surrounding the six-word short story goes like this. American writer, Ernest Hemingway, is drinking with fellow writers in a restaurant in New York. His breath stinking of whiskey, […]

Dead Dogs and Splintered Hearts: A Review

Tom Ward made his way onto the literature scene with his first novel, A Depature, published in 2013, which was shortlisted for the People’s Book Prize and awarded the GQ Norman Mailer Award 2012. […]