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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Short Stories Site! These are the top ten articles that your Short Stories Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. The Story of Tuan Mac Cairill by James Stephens
This tale was taken from a book by James Stephens entitled "Irish Fairy Tales." It's a beautifully written story that includes some interesting perceptions from the animal kingdom. James Stephens honored his Irish culture by the retelling and publishing of this and other cultural tales.
2. Zora Neale Hurston
Anthropologist, Novelist, Folklorist, Voice of the Silent Many
3. The End of Something - Ernest Hemingway
Unusual Gifts For Men - Stories by Ernest Hemingway -Summer's coming,soon there'll be teen vacations and summer camp. boating and fishing.This teen sweetheart story describes two teens who go moonlight fishing. Sounds romantic? Maybe not!Clues are in the title-and memories of teen angst!
4. John Updike Short Stories-'Separating'
John Updike,author of short stories and novels such as Witches of Eastwick, died this month aged 76.Among his early stories about a couple (the “Maples“)is “Separating.“But is the story really about the end of a marriage or more about the start of a mental health condition signalled by depression?
5. Flight - Doris Lessing - Short Story Review
This Short Story review of "Flight" by Doris Lessing examines some St Valentine's Day concerns. First Love, Teen Romance, Parental Responsibilities, Marriage Commitment, Separation Amxiety, Letting Go and Empty Nest syndrome. Negative feelings of Jealousy and Possessiveness appear too.
6. The Three Magi by Pura Belpreģ
This is a cute story with animals helping with the annual Christmas season.
7. Short Story - A Haunted House
A short story by Virginia Woolf
8. Funny Fairy Tales For Children - DIY Short Stories
Funny fairy tales for children can educate and entertain.This fairytale collection has rave reviews and is sure to raise giggles.Preschool writing activities and pre-reading skills can be advanced with good teaching resources for literacy - this children's book is contrary,colorful and creative.
9. The Shawl by Cynthia Ozick - A Review
Cynthia Ozick is an American-Jewish writer who writes closely to her roots. Her short story "The Shawl" unveils the Holocaust on a deeper and intimate level.
10. Dorothy Parker
Poet, critic, short story writer - a woman of her time and beyond
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