The Short Story

Once again the National Short Story Prize have neglected to include me on their shortlist. The nerve of it! Instead they chose this lot: ‘Slog’s Dad’ by David Almond ‘The Morena’ by Jonathan Falla ‘The Orphan and the Mob’ by Julian Gough ‘How to Get Away with Suicide’ by Jackie Kay ‘Weddings and Beheadings’ by HanifContinue reading “The Short Story”

The Litt Fic Genre

An interesting breakdown of the literary fiction genre by Toby Litt. Its refreshing to see someone usualy heavily associated with LitFic abandon the partisan position and admit that at bottom is just another genre. Toby is in a good place to comment, being represented by the Mic Cheetham agency who happen to also have IainContinue reading “The Litt Fic Genre”