Posted on 10/21/2020 at 08:11 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The starving artist trope is starting to have a new accompanying cliche: the letter that said starving artist writes begging...

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Posted on 10/07/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In the absence of much good global news, we at Fussy are loving literary awards season this year. The latest...

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Posted on 10/07/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A long-lost spoof written by Raymond Chandler will see new light this month. “Advice to an Employer,” which pokes fun...

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Posted on 07/30/2020 at 10:52 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The short story “Sinkhole” will become a film produced by Issa Rae and Jordan Peele, reports Deadline. Haven’t heard of...

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Posted on 07/24/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Most of us know O. Henry as the author of the classic short story “The Gift of the Magi.” Perhaps...

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Posted on 07/09/2020 at 11:06 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Need something to read over your lunch break? Check out these old and new tales. The old tale — The...

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Posted on 07/07/2020 at 08:33 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Several short stories by Terry Pratchett will be republished in September, and the Guardian has one to whet your appetite....

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Posted on 06/26/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Need a book to give that you’re sure the recipient hasn’t read before? The Guardian has a suggestion: Hermynia Zur...

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Posted on 06/25/2020 at 10:01 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Strand Magazine is publishing Louisa May Alcott’s short story “Aunt Nellie’s Diary” for the very first time. And also...

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Posted on 06/02/2020 at 02:01 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Well, we won’t have an Ernest Hemingway lookalike contest this year, but we do have something new related to Papa:...

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