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What are the greatest short stories ever written?

What are the greatest short stories ever written?

The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe.

  • The Lottery by Shirley Jackson.
  • The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.
  • Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin.
  • The Dead by James Joyce.
  • The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka.
  • Hills Like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway.
  • Cathedral by Raymond Carver.
  • Where can I read good short stories?

    7 best sites where you can read short stories

    1. Electric Literature. One of the most popular websites to read short stories on, Electric Literature is a nonprofit digital publisher focused on unveiling elevating new voices.
    2. The New Yorker.
    3. Project Gutenberg.
    4. Fictionaut.
    5. Wattpad.
    6. 3:AM Magazine.
    7. Inkitt.

    Who is the best short story writer of all time?

    10 Short Story Authors You Should Be Reading

    1. Anton Chekhov. Chekhov wrote from every point of view: men, women, old, young, rich, poor.
    2. Katherine Mansfield. Her stories are very mysterious to me.
    3. Isaac Babel. Babel was a master of compression.
    4. Mavis Gallant.
    5. John Cheever.
    6. James Baldwin.
    7. Deborah Eisenberg.
    8. Roberto Bolaño.
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    Who wrote most short stories?

    Stephen King. It is no surprise to see Stephen King as one of the most published authors. He once said that he writes 2,000 words a day, which accounts for how quickly you see his books on shelves (and on the big screen). Records say that King has published 60 full-length works and over 200 short stories.

    Who is master of short stories?

    Canadian author Alice Munro has won the Nobel Prize in literature. The 82-year-old author recently announced that she plans to stop writing. Alice Munro has been awarded the Nobel Prize in literature, the Swedish Academy announced Thursday morning.