May is National Short Story Month!
The short story is often overlooked in favor of the novel. As Steven Millhauser says in his New York Times essay:
Oh, but we do want you!
As people consume more and more media on iPhones and other small screens, it seems that the short story is poised for a renaissance. And in a time crunched world, short fiction provides the pleasure of a novel without the commitment.
So check out some of the short story collections we have in the library:
Follow CCC's board Short Stories on Pinterest.
And try these online resources too!
Celebrating National Short Story Month
Short Stories to Savor
But for now, we'll leave you with this famous little story which has inspired the six word story movement:
"For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn." - Ernest Hemingway