Discover brilliant new authors in our anthologies of short stories and flash fictions.
WHAT WAS LEFT
20 winning and shortlisted stories from the 2016 Retreat West Short Story and Flash Fiction Prizes. A past that comes back to haunt a woman when she feels she has no future. A man with no mind of his own living a life of clichés. A teenage girl band that maybe never was. A dying millionaire’s bizarre tasks for the family hoping to get his money. A granddaughter losing the grandfather she loves. A list of things about Abraham Lincoln that reveal both sadness and ambition for a modern day schoolgirl.
NOTHING IS AS IT WAS
A charity anthology of climate-fiction stories raising funds for the Earth Day Network. A schoolboy inspired by a conservation hero to do his bit; a mother trying to save her family and her farm from drought; a world that doesn’t get dark anymore; and a city that lives in a tower slowly being taken over by the sea.
20 winning stories from the 2017 RW Short Story and RW Flash Fiction Prizes. A wonderful collection looking at relationships of all kinds – the ones we have with ourselves, our lovers, our friends and our mothers. They are funny, poignant, sad and strange but all beautifully written and a fine example of the wonderful writers from all around the world that are creating short stories and flash fictions today.
THE WORD FOR FREEDOM
A charity anthology of 24 short stories raising money for Hestia and celebrating a hundred years of women’s suffrage, from both established and emerging authors, all of whom have been inspired by the suffragettes and whose stories, whether set in 1918, the current day or the future, focus on the same freedoms that those women fought for so courageously.
Resurrection Trust – tales from the University of Southampton’s Green Stories competition