A Borgesian story about literary posterity and the fickleness of memory, from an Australian master.
A powerful monument to what the short form is capable of from “the most influential writer of American short stories in the second half of the 20th century.”
Irish author Flattery’s novella-length story is an enthusiastic evisceration of the patriarchy and institutional pomposity.
Conrad’s story is at once a version of a doppelgänger story and an examination of repressed psychology and moral ambiguity.
In Atwoodian terms, O’Neill’s story represents a conflation of doomed animals and survival.
Two stories about pleasure and pain interrogate the nature of trust and what we risk when we relinquish control.
“Violations” is a story that instructs its reader how to read it even as it is unfolding on the page.
The interplay among the characters in Nguyen’s story dramatizes the prickly concerns that crop up in the face of cultural conflicts and commingled histories.
Diane Schoemperlen’s plaintive tale is about what happens when youthful promise gives way to the creeping disillusion of adulthood.
A fantastical story with origins in myth and fairy tale, Aiken’s narrative imagines the world’s greatest Shakespearean actor as a werewolf.