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Short Story Anthologies from The Fiction Desk

The Fiction Desk short story anthology series is dedicated to discovering and publishing the best new short fiction, from Britain and abroad, from debuts to stories from more established authors. The anthologies are available in paperback and ebook editions, individually or by subscription.

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Three volumes (one year) | £22.00 UK | £29.00 worldwide

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Cover of New Ghost Stories II: The Fiction Desk Volume 8

8. New Ghost Stories II

Paperback £9.99 | ebook editions £4.99

Our eighth anthology features eleven tales of the supernatural, including the winners of our 2014 ghost story competition.

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Cover of There Was Once a Place: The Fiction Desk Volume 7

7. There Was Once a Place

Paperback £9.99 | ebook editions £4.99

Our seventh anthology features fourteen stories, including some debuts, some returning favourites, and the winners of our 2014 flash fiction competition.

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6. New Ghost Stories

Paperback £9.99 | ebook editions £4.99

A collection of supernatural tales including the winners of our 2013 ghost story competition.

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5. Because of What Happened

Paperback £9.99 | ebook editions £4.99

Our fifth anthology, featuring S R Mastrantone, Matt Plass, and the winners of our 2013 Flash Fiction Competition.

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4. Crying Just Like Anybody

Paperback £9.99 | ebook editions £4.99

Our fourth anthology, featuring Richard Smyth, Miha Mazzini, and the return of Matt Plass, Matthew Licht and Colin Corrigan.

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3. The Maginot Line

Paperback £9.99 | ebook editions £4.99

Our third anthology. New stories from nine authors including Benjamin Johncock, Ian Sales, Andrew Jury and Mandy Taggart.

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Cover of All These Little Worlds: The Fiction Desk Volume 2

2. All These Little Worlds

Paperback £9.99 | ebook editions £4.99

Our second anthology. New stories from nine authors including Mischa Hiller, Charles Lambert, Jason Atkinson, and Halimah Marcus.

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Cover of Various Authors: The Fiction Desk Volume 1

1. Various Authors

Paperback £9.99 | ebook editions FREE

The first volume in our new series of short story anthologies, featuring stories from Charles Lambert, Jon Wallace, Matthew Licht and more.

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