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Stony Brook University

COLLECTIONS: SBU Southampton Library Collection

Learn more about the diverse collection of Stony Brook University Libraries' Southampton Branch. [ #SBULibraries #SBU ]

Short Stories

"A short story is the ultimate close-up magic trick - a couple of thousand words to take you around the universe or break your heart."

Neil Gaiman

 

The Shortest Story

It is claimed that Ernest Hemingway wrote a six-word short story that could make people cry for a bet. The wager was ten dollars, which Hemingway won with the following: 

"For Sale: Baby Shoes. Never Worn."

E. Hemingway

A beginning, a middle and an end.

Notable Collections

Annual Anthologies