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Connections: Is short fiction gaining popularity?

Nov 4, 2019

When is the last time you read a short story? Novelist Zadie Smith recently turned to short fiction, publishing her first collection of short stories last month. Is the popularity of the medium on the rise? Why are Smith and other authors turning to short stories?

We discuss those questions with local short story writers and publishers, who share trends in the industry. In studio: