The second volume in our series of short story anthologies, presenting the best new short fiction from British and international authors.
Edited by Rob Redman
Published 30 September 2011
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Among the stories: a new dress code causes havoc in an American school, a newspaper mistake leads a retired comedian to look back over a not-quite-spotless career, and a family buys an unusual addition to their fish tank. This volume also features 'Pretty Vacant', a special long story from Charles Lambert.
- Halimah Marcus - Dress Code
- Andrew Jury - "Glenda"
- James Benmore - Jaggers & Crown
- Colin Corrigan - The Romantic
- Ryan Shoemaker - After All the Fun We Had
- Jennifer Moore - Swimming with the Fishes
- Jason Atkinson - Get on Green
- Mischa Hiller - Room 307
- Charles Lambert - Pretty Vacant
On our blog
- James Benmore on writing Dodger #2: the voice of Dodger
- James Benmore on writing Dodger #1: the Artful Dodger and the first Dickensians
- Cover Stories
- James Benmore wins the Fiction Desk Writer’s Award
- The Fiction Desk Writer’s Award
- Colin Corrigan on ‘The Romantic’
- Charles Lambert on ‘Pretty Vacant’
- Story order in anthologies
- James Benmore on ‘Jaggers & Crown’