In Praise of The American Short Story

A.O. Scott’s article on the online New York Times, “In Praise of The American Short Story,” bemoans the current state of the American short story. Sadly, it’s nothing we haven’t heard or blogged on before; hating on MFAs, the undesirability of story collections, but we were cheered by the comment made by Gail Louise Siegel, a One Story reader in Chi-town who certainly doesn’t think the form is dead!

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  1. Indeed, today I read Cote Smith’s story on the train on my way in to work. I was rapt. I didn’t want the train to stop until I was finished. I wish there were One Story dispensers in the train stations.

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