Rosalind Minett

The characterful writer

REVIEW OF THE DRONE EATS WITH ME Diaries from a city under fire Atef-Abu Saif Comma Press publishes new writing and has championed the short story. Most excitingly, it has brought translated works to the wider world. With well-chosen and…

In Bulgaria, the short story is not a lesser literary form as it is in the UK. Quite the reverse, it is highly valued. There are some fine Bulgarian writers of short stories and this post concerns just one. Miroslav Penkov‘s…

We don’t see enough of Latin American writers in the UK. I am glad to review this literary novel by Jorge Volpi (Mexico) published by Swan Isle Press and seamlessly translated by Olivia Maciel. When you know a novel has…

Today’s post is a review I wrote for ShortStops, a literary online site that celebrates the short story. The Grind is an online journal showcasing creative work from across Scotland had its first issue recently. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this…

Chinese short stories: Shi Cheng -Short Stories from Urban China– edited by Liu Ding, Yinghua Lu and Ra Page.  It was purely coincidental that just as I finished reading the last story in this collection, the government announced a relaxation of…

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