“A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage. A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film.” – Lorrie Moore
“A good [short story] would take me out of myself and then stuff me back in, outsized, now, and uneasy with the fit.” – David Sedaris
In the last couple of years, I have fallen in love with the short story. In fact, it might be my favorite genre.
Here are a few that I have really enjoyed in the last couple of years: