2018 Story Prize


The link below is to an article that reports on the finalists of the 2018 Story Prize.

For more visit:
https://lithub.com/announcing-the-2018-story-prize-finalists/

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The 2018 BBC National Short Story Award Shortlist


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the 2018 BBC National Short Story Award shortlist.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/sep/14/bbc-short-story-prize-selects-all-female-shortlist-for-fifth-time

2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. The winner was ‘Trinidadian Creole,’ by Kevin Jared Hosein.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/jul/25/trinidadian-creole-tale-wins-2018-commonwealth-short-story-prize

Amazon StoryFront


The link below is to an article that takes a look at Amazon StoryFront, Amazon’s new short fiction imprint.

For more visit:
http://www.teleread.com/amazon/amazon-launches-imprint-storyfront-for-short-fiction/

Amazon launches interview series on Kindle Singles; first up: President of Israel


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president shimon peres the kindle singles interviewAmazon (s AMZN) on Thursday launched “The Kindle Singles Interview,” a series of “major long-form interviews with iconic figures and world leaders.”

First up is an interview with Israeli president Shimon Peres by journalist David Samuels, a contributing editor at Harper’s Magazine. The interview, which retails for $0.99, was produced in association with Tablet Magazine, an online daily that focuses on Jewish news and culture. An interview with the president of Israel does not seem like a particularly splashy way to launch the series, but this program could be a way for Amazon to team up with various media outlets and get more content from them in the future.

Kindle Singles, which Amazon launched in 2011, focuses on “compelling ideas expressed at their natural length” and sells works that are generally longer than a magazine article but shorter than a book, most priced between $0.99 and $2.99. There are now 400…

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Article: Nook Snaps


The link below is to an article that looks at Nook Media’s latest take on short stories – Nook Snaps.

For more visit:
http://www.the-digital-reader.com/2013/06/06/nook-media-finally-responds-to-kindle-singles-launches-nook-snaps/