Samantha Hunt:  takes us through the looking glass, away from what we thought we knew.

“Then she raised the hoe above her head.” The Eudora Welty epigraph is a choice beginning for Samantha Hunt’s debut collection of stories featuring ch(...)

Jenny Zhang: dry humour with pinpoint timing

Sour Heart is a fitting title for Jenny Zhang’s debut collection, whose seven stories offer sharp, unflinching but ultimately charitable portraits of (...)

Christine Sneed: The stories in “The Virginity of Famous Men” are “fast-paced and full of action”

Up-and-coming American short story writers have recently been heeding the old advertising adage: sex sells. In 2015, Lauren Holmes published her no-n(...)