May is Short Story Month. It is also, according to Wikipedia, Celiac Awareness Month, Better Hearing and Speech Month, National Pet Month (UK), National Smile Month (UK), South Asian Heritage Month, Bicycle Month, National Burger Month, National Gold Month, Jewish American Heritage Month, Haitian Heritage Month, National Moving Month, Older Americans Month, National Water Safety Month and many, many other things.
Here at Literary Hub, we love short stories, and so we plan to we read them, think about them, write them, and write about them all month—and every month! Our undying devotion to the form not withstanding, to kick off this very special time, here are some short story-related pieces you may enjoy:
Or you can always read some actual short stories—I promise that they are very good!