SF9 coverOur forthcoming  issue. 13 stories including fiction by Toby Litt, Carol Maver, Cynan Jones, Luke Kennard and Mary O’Donoghue, plus our competition winner. Artwork by David Shrigley.

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This year’s winning story is announced here.

We welcome general submissions from 1st September – 31st December. More here.

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 8’s artwork here.

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