“This was the beginning of the fairy tale, he thought…”
— Assassination Scene, Jason Atkinson
Our latest anthology of new short fiction is dedicated to the supernatural, and features work by Alastair Chisholm, Jo Gatford, Cindy George, Matt Plass, and more. It's available to order now.
Find out more or get your copy here.
Our previous anthology, featuring a selection of general fiction as well as a few supernatural tales, is called Houses Borders Ghosts. Contributors include Kate van der Borgh, Alastair Chisholm, and Clarissa Denisson. You can find out more, or order your own copy, here.
The Fiction Desk is an independent short story publisher, specialising in new fiction. Our regular anthologies include stories from debut and established authors, from the UK and around the world. We even publish the occasional ghost story. Find out more about The Fiction Desk here.
We welcome short story submissions from both new and established writers. If you'd like to send us your stories for potential publication, we strongly recommend reading our submissions guidelines and at least one of our anthologies before sending us your work.
Information on new short story anthology New Ghost Stories IV, coming soon from The Fiction Desk.
Information on The Fiction Desk's spring submission call for new short stories.
A guide to this winter's short story submission calls here at The Fiction Desk.
The BBC have announced the shortlist for 2021's National Short Story Award, featuring two Fiction Desk authors.
In which we reveal the latest winner of The Fiction Desk's Writer's Award.