A White Heron "A White Heron" is a short story by Sarah Orne Jewett, first published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company in 1886.
Allal "Allal" is a short story written by American writer, composer, and world traveler Paul Bowles.
Ambrose Flack Ambrose J. Flack (March 16, 1902 - April 1, 1980) was an American novelist and short story author best known for writing The Strangers That Came To Town, one of the most widely-read and anth...
Before (short story) "Before" is a short story by Gael Baudino written deliberately in a style similar to William Faulkner's: the foreword to the story says, "the sometimes strange syntax and editorial elisions are ...
Bitterfoot "Bitterfoot (Homage to Ernest K. Gann)" is a short story by Gael Baudino.
How Johnny Bought a Sewing Machine "How Johnny Bought a Sewing Machine" is a short story by Horatio Alger, Jr. first published in 1866 in Our Young Folks, a children's monthly magazine from Ticknor & Fields of Boston.
Mimsy Were the Borogoves "Mimsy Were the Borogoves" is a science fiction short story by Lewis Padgett (a pseudonym of Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore) that was originally published in the February 1943 issue of Astoundi...
Mister Weed-Eater Mister Weed-Eater is a short story by American writer Joe R. Lansdale.
Mona on Darkening Ground Mona on Darkening Ground is an American short story written by Katherine McStravick (née Harvey) in 2001.
Seventoes' Ghost Seventoes' Ghost is a short story written by Mary Wilkins Freeman.
Shambleau "Shambleau" is a short story by American science fiction and fantasy writer C. L. Moore.
Ship of Fools (story) "Ship of Fools" is a short story written by Ted Kaczynski in prison and published in 1999 in which various people, representing oppressed groups in American society, squabble about living condit...
Sidewise in Time "Sidewise in Time" is a science fiction short story by Murray Leinster that was first published in the June 1934 issue of Astounding Stories.
Silent Snow, Secret Snow "Silent Snow, Secret Snow" is Conrad Aiken's best-known short story, often included in anthologies of classic American horror and fantasy short fiction.
The Ceiling (short story) The Ceiling is a short story by American writer Kevin Brockmeier that won the O. Henry Award in 2002.
The Dandelion Girl "The Dandelion Girl" is a science fiction short story written by American science fiction author Robert F. Young. The story, roughly 5,600 words, first appeared in The Saturday Evening Post on April 1, 1961.
The Day the Dancers Came "The Day the Dancers Came" is a 1955 short story written by award-winning Filipino American author Bienvenido N. Santos.
The Greatest Gift (story) "The Greatest Gift" is a 1943 short story written by Philip Van Doren Stern which became the basis for the film It's a Wonderful Life (1946).
The Ice-Maiden "The Ice-Maiden" is an 1861 fairy tale by the Danish writer, Hans Christian Andersen.
The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown "The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown" is a short story by Damon Runyon telling of the improbable - but eventually triumphant - love between an inveterate gambler (Sky Masterson) and a missionary girl ...
The Jewbird "The Jewbird" is a short story by the Jewish-American writer Bernard Malamud.
The Man Without a Country "The Man Without a Country" is a short story by American writer Edward Everett Hale, first published in The Atlantic in December 1863.
The Moth and the Star "The Moth and the Star" is a fable by James Thurber, printed in the story collection Fables for Our Time in 1940.
The Mourners Bernard Malamud’s short story "The Mourners” first appeared in Discovery in January, 1955.
The Problem of Cell 13 "The Problem of Cell 13" is a short story by Jacques Futrelle first published in 1905 and later collected in The Thinking Machine (1907), which was featured in crime writer H. R. F. Keating'...
The Prophets' Paradise The Prophets' Paradise is a sequence of eerie prose poems forming an open-ended short story published by Robert W. Chambers in his short story collection The King in Yellow (1895).
The Ransom of Red Chief "The Ransom of Red Chief" is a 1907 short story by O. Henry first published in the Saturday Evening Post.
The Red Convertible (1984) "The Red Convertible" is a short story from Love Medicine, a collection of narratives written in 1984 by American author Louise Erdrich.
The Reign of the Super-Man "The Reign of the Super-Man" (January 1933) was a short story written by Jerry Siegel and illustrated by Joe Shuster, a writer/artist duo who would later become famous for creating the fictional...
The Reign of the Superman "The Reign of the Super-Man" (January 1933) was a short story written by Jerry Siegel and illustrated by Joe Shuster, a writer/artist duo who would later become famous for creating the fictional...
The Rememberer "The Rememberer" is a short story by Aimee Bender, first published in fall 1997 issue of the Missouri Review.
The Repairer of Reputations The Repairer of Reputations is a short story published by Robert W. Chambers in the collection The King in Yellow in 1895.
The Resurrection of Jimber-Jaw "The Resurrection of Jimber-Jaw" is a 1937 short story by Edgar Rice Burroughs about an unfrozen 50,000-year-old caveman and his politically incorrect views.
The Return of the Sorcerer "The Return of the Sorcerer" is a horror short story by Clark Ashton Smith, first published in Strange Tales of Mystery and Terror in September 1931.
The Scarlet Ibis "The Scarlet Ibis" is a short story written by novelist James Hurst.
Three Midnight Stories Three Midnight Stories is an English-language collection of three of Alexander Wilson Drake's short stories along with several poems brought together and interspersed with many of his engravings, as well as photographic prints of his residence and art collection.
Where I'm Calling From "Where I'm Calling From" is a short story by American author Raymond Carver. The story focuses on the effects of alcohol. Throughout this story Carver experiments with the use of quotation and meditates on the healing factors of storytelling.