Short Stories

“To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect,” wrote Oscar Wilde, and short prose pieces often flaunt their modernity through surprise and subversion.

Perhaps space constriction lends itself to work that subverts expectations, or maybe when writers work in a renegade form they feel free to throw caution to the winds of imagination.


Posted by Tracey Hames

Teacher of English at Mount Aspiring College, Wanaka, New Zealand.

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