“A short story is the ultimate close-up magic trick – a couple of thousand words to take you around the universe or break your heart.” – Neil Gaiman
“I am a thirty-something guy who’s usually mistaken for a fresh grad. Aside from reading and blogging, I like compiling lists, complaining about random stuff, and composing chapters in my head for my novel that never finishes but never stops being written.”
Favorite short stories/short story writers: Raymond Carver, John Cheever , Jhumpa Lahiri
Blog: Book Rhapsody
You can read Angus’s posts here.
“I am a guy on his early twenties who has a permanent scowl on his face. I like watching films and listening to indie music. Friends call me pretentious, a hipster, and a snob but I deny it to the death even though I believe it in my head. I’m a man of few words but I scream a lot in my thoughts.”
Favorite short stories/short story writers: Alice Munro, George Saunders, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Blog: The Book Hooligan
You can read Bennard’s posts here.
“I’m a mother, a wife, an educator, and a book lover everywhere in between. I read books as one would breathe air.”
Favorite short stories/short story writers: Neil Gaiman, Jhumpa Lahiri, Robert Fulghum
Blog: The Page Walker
You can read Louize’s posts here.
“I thrive on fiction. Ever since I gave birth, I have developed excellent time management skills where I can still squeeze in reading in between my day job, evening teaching load, and motherhood duties. Books are my Turkish delight.”
Favorite short stories/short story writers: Jhumpa Lahiri, Raymond Carver, Alice Munro
You can read Lynai’s posts here.
“I am an eclectic reader. My husband is a high fantasy purist and my daughter is a preschooler who loves to sing, dance, and preen in front of the mirror. We want to build our own little library someday, and I know we’ll eventually get there, book by lovely book.”
Favorite short stories/short story writers: Jhumpa Lahiri, Neil Gaiman, Junot Diaz
You can read Monique’s posts here.
“I love short stories because I believe they are the way we live. They are what our friends tell us, in their pain and joy, their passion and rage, their yearning and their cry against injustice.” – Andre Dubus