Short Fiction in Theory and Practice 13.2 Short Fiction as World Literature

Out now – the special issue of  Short Fiction in Theory and Practice , ‘Short Fiction as World Literature’ 

Guest-edited by Amandio Reis, the issue follows on from the ENSFR conference in Lisbon, October 2022. It includes articles on Janet Frame, Annie Dillard, Lucia Berlin, Jhumpa Lahiri, Zoe Wicomb and Zadie Smith from a host of international contributors.  It also features an essay by Helena C. Buescu on Eca de Queiros, and Livi Michael speaking ‘On Judging and Being Judged’ plus book reviews on fiction from Ireland and Albania.

Keynote Speakers confirmed for ENSFR conference, Short Fiction: Landscape and Temporality, Manchester 2023

We are very pleased to confirm our distinguished keynote speakers for  this year’s ENSFR Conference, Manchester University 23-25th October 2023.

They are:

Jon  McGregor, short-fiction writer and novelist, author of This Isn’t The Sort of Thing That Happens to Some One Like You (Bloomsbury 2012)

Paul  March-Russell, author of  The Short Story: An Introduction (EUP 2009)

Maria Christou , author of Eating Otherwise: The Philosophy of Food in Twentieth Century  Literature (CUP, 2017)

Livi Michael  and Sonya Moor, fiction-writers and co-presenters of  the Small Pleasures podcast.



ENSFR Annual Conference Lisbon 2022: Short Fiction as World Literature Oct.27-29

Registration is now open for the 2022 ENSFR conference, Short Fiction as World Literature  hosted by the University of Lisbon, School of Arts and Humanities Centre for Comparative Studies October 27-29th.

Keynote Speakers are:

Helena C. Buescu (University of Lisbon)

Stefano Evangelista (University of Oxford)

Olivia Michael (Manchester Metropolitan University)


To register, please click on the link below and fill in a simple two-step registration and payment form: