The short story has had its moment of glory this year with the wonderful Alice Munro winning the Nobel Prize for Literature this year. Jim, a master of the short story himself, had this to say in a Washington Post article:
“I imagine fiction writers everywhere today are celebrating the Nobel Committee having gotten it exactly right. There’s probably no one alive who’s better at the craft of the short story, or who has done more to revolutionize the use of time in that form, the result often being a 20-page story that demonstrates the breadth and scope of a novel.”
Click here to read the full article. And we’re sure that lovers of short stories are still celebrating Alice Munro’s win, and hoping the short story continues its time in the spotlight.