Welcome to ShortStops!

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As of Jan 2022 this website is no longer being updated – but please do have a browse and use ShortStops as a resource to celebrate the short story! We are still active on Twitter, follow us there for short story news: https://twitter.com/shortstopsuk

We’re excited about what’s going on with the short story in the UK & Ireland – it’s in print, it’s online and it’s live! Check out our blog for the latest news, calls for submissions, new lit mag issues, live events, short story competitions & workshops… and have a read of the listings of literary magazines that publish short stories, live lit events where short stories are read¬†and contemporary authors of short story collections, as well as more short story links … !