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New Arabic Fiction: 5 Contemporary Short Stories

<i>Issue 11 of</i> The Common Mag <i>is dedicated to new fiction from across the Arab world. The following stories are among the 24 featured in the issue. There</i> …

How to Write Deep in the Woods with a Dog By Your Side

I was living near the county line in somebody’s garage. There was a bar within crawling distance, and I considered this a plus. The truck I was …

Creative Writing

Read the Prize-Winning Story “Head Over Knees” by Eric Schlich, Picked by T.C. Boyle

<i>The following story was chosen by T.C. Boyle as the winner of</i> <i>the 2016 Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize</i><i>. The prize is awarded annually by</i> …

Flash Friday: Women be Wise

A tale of childhood reunions, ghost stories and reality blending with fiction is our latest Flash Friday short story, via Tin House<p>By Beth Spencer for Flash Fridays by Tin House, part of the Guardian Books Network<p>You and I had not seen each other for decades when we decided to meet, with our …

12 Things I Noticed While Reading Every Short Story Published in 2014–15

At the end of an unlit dead-end corridor in the basement of Calhoun Hall on the University of Texas at Austin campus stands an unmarked door. Behind …

Creative Writing

What makes a great story

and what makes me want to scream and tear my hair out<p>As the editor of an online literary journal (Fiction Attic Press), I loved Kelly Luce’s report …

10 Summery Short Stories You Can Read on Your Phone This Weekend

Perfect for boring barbecues, lazy beach days, and saying you celebrated short story month.<p>If you’re lucky, you’ll be spending this long weekend …

100 Must-Read Short Story Collections

I discovered my love of short fiction in school. Novels are great, but for someone with zero patience (like me), a good short story is just what I …

Books

10 Stunning Undersea Creatures From the Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas

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Exploration

A Simple Way to Feel Like You Have Way More Time

You don't need to juggle your schedule or prune your commitments. You just need to do this.<p>What if I told you the best and easiest way to start feeling like you have more time wasn't to investigate your priorities or trim your commitments, but instead to add one more small item to your to-do …

timetracking

The unseen significance of whales

Changing Planet<p>Co-authored by Jessica Perelman<p><i>Jessica is a recent graduate of the University of Southern California with a degree in biological sciences. She will be attending veterinary school next year and plans to pursue a career in wildlife and conservation veterinary medicine.</i><p>When the …