The Best British Short Stories 2014

by Nicholas Royle, Elizabeth Baines, David Constantine, Ailsa Cox, Siân Melangell Dafydd, Claire Dean, Stuart Evers, Jonathan Gibbs, Jay Griffiths, David Grubb, M John Harrison, Vicki Jarrett, Richard Knight, Philip Langeskov, Anna Metcalfe, Louise Palfreyman, Christopher Priest, Joanne Rush, Mick Scully, Joanna Walsh, Adam Wilmington

Series: Best British Short Stories

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  • 9781907773679
  • 9781844719952

‘There is no more carefully chosen yet eclectic anthology series in existence in Britain today’ – Susan Haigh, The Short Review

Best British Short Stories invites you to judge a book by its cover – or more accurately, by its title. This new series aims to reprint the best short stories published in the previous calendar year by British writers, whether based in the UK or elsewhere. The editor’s brief is wide ranging, covering anthologies, collections, magazines, newspapers and web sites, looking for the best of the bunch to reprint all in one volume.

Featuring: Elizabeth Baines, David Constantine, Ailsa Cox, Claire Dean, Stuart Evers, Jonathan Gibbs, Jay Griffiths, David Grubb, M John Harrison, Vicki Jarrett, Richard Knight, Philip Langeskov, Siân Melangell Dafydd, Anna Metcalfe, Louise Palfreyman, Christopher Priest, Joanne Rush, Mick Scully, Joanna Walsh and Adam Wilmington.

Praise for Best British Short Stories

‘Another effective and well-rounded short story anthology from Salt – keep up the good work, we say!’ – Sarah-Clare Conlon, Bookmunch

‘This annual feast satisfies again. Time and again, in Royle's crafty editorial hands, closely observed normality yields (as Nikesh Shukla's spear-fisher grasps) to the things we “cannot control”.’ – Boyd Tonkin, The Independent

‘Highly recommended’ – Kate Saunders, The Times

  • Salt Publishing Limited; July 2014
  • ISBN: 9781844719952
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  • Title: The Best British Short Stories 2014
  • Series: Best British Short Stories
  • Author: Nicholas Royle (ed.); Elizabeth Baines (contrib.); David Constantine (contrib.); Ailsa Cox (contrib.); Siân Melangell Dafydd (contrib.); Claire Dean (contrib.); Stuart Evers (other); Jonathan Gibbs (contrib.); Jay Griffiths (contrib.); David Grubb (contrib.); M John Harrison (contrib.); Vicki Jarrett (contrib.); Richard Knight (contrib.); Philip Langeskov (contrib.); Anna Metcalfe (contrib.); Louise Palfreyman (contrib.); Christopher Priest (contrib.); Joanne Rush (contrib.); Mick Scully (contrib.); Joanna Walsh (contrib.); Adam Wilmington (contrib.)
  • Imprint: Salt
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  • 9781907773679
  • 9781844719952

In The Press

It's so good that it's hard to believe that there was no equivalent during the 17 years since Giles Gordon and David Hughes's Best English Short Stories ceased publication in 1994. The first selection makes a very good beginning … Highly Recommended.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781907773679
  • 9781844719952