A good year for stories!
In the spring, my short story `By Madeleine Black` was honoured by being included in the April edition of the literary journal Stand Magazine. I really appreciated this recognition – even though one old friend, or perhaps I should say ex-friend, insisted there was nothing in the whole story that he could possibly like. Basically, too depressing, he felt.
`By Madeleine Black is my third story in Stand. The first was called The Saint on the Wall, and the second, published in 2013, was called Seventh Floor.
In August my short story Waving in the Wind was published online in the website called Words for the Wild. I wonder who reads stories online? Let me know, if you read it…
My new story called From the Dining Room Table features in the 2018 Annual Short Story Review, published by Momaya Press. The anthology is called Coming of Age. A whole collection of stories on the theme.
In April 2019 : my 4000 word short story The Dressmaker was published online by Litro Magazine, in their Story Sunday slot.
The Dressmaker has been published in First Contact, the 2019 Annual Anthology of Didcot Writers. The launch was in the early autumn.
My new story, `Words,` will be published in the online e-journal Jewish Fiction.net, in 2020. Looking back, I re-discovered an early story, Shelter, which appeared in The Jewish Quarterly in 1980. I have been revising and editing this story and will place it as first in what I now think should be a collection of all my published short stories, plus a few…..