Breve New Stories

1 Short Story + 1 Flash Fiction

Barbara Stevenson author of ‘Zuri Mtu’ published in Breve New Stories Issue One, talks about the authors that inspire her. When I was about eight a friend gave me a copy of short stories by Oscar Wilde for my birthday. This included, among others, The Happy Prince, The Gentle Giant and my favourite The Remarkable Rocket. I was …

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November marks six months since Breve New Stories project was launched. These months have been full of great satisfactions and experiences. The first call for entries has seen more than one hundred stories submitted. We have many Facebook, Twitter and Breve Newsletter subscribers and the long awaited ‘Issue Zero’ is finally out. Now it’s time to …

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Dear all, Thank you for submitting your stories to Breve New Stories. We are amazed by the great response and it is going to be tough to pick the two authors to feature in our first issue. Submissions are now closed, but don’t worry if you couldn’t make it this time, we will be open for entries …

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Time for procrastination is over: submissions for Breve New Stories Issue Zero close in less than two weeks! Enter your best short story and/or flash fiction by July 31st and they might be published in the very first issue of Breve. Selected authors will also have the opportunity to write for Breve’s blog and hold …

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Breve HQ is buzzing, less than a month left to submitt, tons of great stories to read and a beautiful book to desing. The photo depicts just one of our attempts to be organised and stay on top of our excited minds (we integrate with many cups of tea, walks in the park and the occasional …

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Breve New Stories seeks submissions from new and emerging authors. Despite the vagueness of the term emerging, we received many entries from writers that recognised themselves as such. Conventionally, an emergent author or artist is one that has some evidence of professional achievement but not a substantial record of accomplishment and who is not recognised …

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There are pages that stay with us and change the way we read everything else. This is what happened with Calvino’s Six Memos for the Next Millennium. In this series of lectures Calvino puts together some values and qualities of literature to project into the next millennium, never doubting the potential of literature in making it through …

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