Short stories

Welcome to our section that celebrates the short story. We believe that the short story is one of the most exciting and important literary forms, and that it can, and should, reach the widest possible readership. We believe that the short story matters.

Download free short stories

We have an archive of free short stories from acclaimed and award-winning authors you can download and read on whatever platform you desire.

 

View our library of short stories

Magazines to send short stories to

Here is a list of magazines and websites that accept short story submissions. Check their websites for further information on how to submit your stories.

 

Read the full list of magazines

Short Story Prizes

Browse this listing of short story competitions to find out where you can enter your work for prizes - from  regular competitions to prestigious writing awards.

 

Find the list of prizes

Short story reviews

Find our latest reviews of short story collections and anthologies

 

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