photo by Khoi Nguyen

The following short stories are available for you to read online.


After the Fox – Marina Warner

All Over the Place – Linda McVeigh

An Armenian in Dublin – Mary O’Donnell

Atlantic City – Kevin Barry

Berroca – Julie Burchill

The Best Place in Town – Stuart Evers

Coming in to Land – Robert Shearman

Dust – Bidisha

Goodbye Crocodile – Conor Patrick

High Mountains, Deep Valleys – Cecilia Davidsson
(translated from original Swedish)

The Llamas – Valerie Trueblood

May Malone – David Almond

The Peacock and the Angel – Aamer Hussein

The Real Story – Kate Clanchy

Remember the Bride who got Stung? – Adam Marek

Sunflowers – Cecilia Davidsson
(translated from original Swedish)

Up At A Villa – Helen Simpson

With Shackleton – Helen Dunmore

Thirst – Rachel Cusk


A selection of Flash Fictions


Festive Treats:

The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle – Arthur Conan Doyle

The Cop and the Anthem – O. Henry

The Dead – James Joyce

The Gift of the Magi – O. Henry

New Year Martyrs – Anton Chekhov


With many thanks to all the authors.

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