Our current issue. 13 stories, 164 pages, including fiction by Toby Litt, Carol Mavor, Cynan Jones, Luke Kennard and Mary O’Donoghue, plus our competition winner. Artwork by David Shrigley.

Click on the image to order your copy.  SF9 cover

Our annual short story competition. First Prize – £500. Announcing this year’s longlist here.

Sign up for our online short story masterclass here.

Dazzling the Gods
Our editor’s new collection of stories, crowdfunded here.

The Victor Poems
Negotiating the line between short fiction and prose poetry.
A new book by our former editor.

Read what some of the best exponents of the short story have to say about the form here.

Our fiction is featured in its own chapbook of space with bespoke illustration. See Issue 9’s artwork here.

Short stories consume you faster. They’re connected to brevity. With the short story, you are up against mortality – Ali Smith