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Strange Short Story Writers for Strange Times ‹ Literary Hub

Weird is hard to define. A cousin of strange, it tends to make us slightly uncomfortable. And yet, in time, the abnormal can be made normal and the unknown made familiar. Wearing a face mask wasn’t common three years ago and, depending on where you live, it’s the new norm now. As a species, we […]

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Mohan Bhandari’s writer reached out to everyone with lucid narration: The Tribune India

Writer of Mohan Bhandari (1937 to 2021) Nonika singh Among the many interactions that we had with the distinguished writer of Punjabi literature, Mohan Bhandari, one of his statements has remained etched forever in his mind. “Writing,” he often said, “cannot be a forced exercise. It has to come from within. ”And as he professed, […]

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Chandigarh Literary Society Rewards News Writers: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Chandigarh, September 26 The Chandigarh Literary Society (CLS) honored the winners of its short story and poetry writing competitions for the year 2020 and 2021 at its annual function held at the UT Guest House here recently. The Company had not rewarded the winners of last year’s competitions due to the Covid-19 […]

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A genius of storytelling before his time

Here Comes John (1993), Bridget O’Connor’s first storybook, blew like a great wind in 1993 – smart, stylish, very funny, even a little cruel at times, giving him more than a whiff of danger. . His voice was unforgettable, his ear close to the ground of contemporary demotic, a rare working-class voice as rebellious as […]

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Review: Read a short storytelling masterclass

Tired of browsing Netflix looking for something to watch Through ROB MERRILL Associate Press April 12, 2021, 3:31 PM • 3 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article “The Remembrance Museum”, by Elizabeth McCracken (Ecco) If you’ve had enough of trying to pick something to watch on one of your half-dozen streaming […]

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Review: Read a Short History Master Class Massachusetts Denmark Boston Ireland Netherlands

“The Remembrance Museum”, by Elizabeth McCracken (Ecco) If you’re tired of trying to pick something to watch on one of your half-dozen streaming services, maybe it’s time to read a short story instead. They may just be the perfect antidote for over looking. Elizabeth McCracken’s latest collection, “The Souvenir Museum”, is a good place to […]

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Review: Read a masterclass on short storytelling

This cover image published by Ecco shows “The Souvenir Museum” by Elizabeth McCracken. (Eco via AP) This cover image published by Ecco shows “The Souvenir Museum” by Elizabeth McCracken. (Eco via AP) “The Museum of Remembrance”, by Elizabeth McCracken (Ecco) If you’re tired of trying to choose something to watch on one of your half-dozen […]

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Short stories are infinitely more creative than novelists

“I deeply hate short story books – lousy trash bags full of failed novels from writers too lazy to carry their offspring.” This was Frankie Gaffney’s introduction to his review of June Caldwell’s Room Little Darker, which he later praised, but I can’t help but think that some novelists should end their limp works. Modern […]

Book writers

10 captivating novels from comic book writers

The barrier between comics and prose has long been a shallow divide, with acclaimed talents like Neil Gaiman and Joe Hill rushing between mediums so nimbly that either “team” would claim them as their own. Some novelists, like Marjorie Liu and Duane Swierczynski, get into comics and barely look back. Others, like recent Marvel recruits […]