photo: ‘Once Upon a Time in Paris’ © Khoi Nguyen

Short Stories to Read and Enjoy

On THRESHOLDS we are delighted to offer you an array of specially commissioned and selected short stories from internationally acclaimed authors, to read online or download for later. Find the full list of the stories here.

Story Podcasts to Listen to and Enjoy

We are also pleased to bring you a small selection of audio stories, for your listening pleasure – download the wma files and listen to these when you like.

David Constantine reads Beginning (14 minutes)

David Constantine reads The Loss (23 minutes)

Flannery O’Connor reads A Good Man is Hard to Find (38 minutes)

Jane Rogers reads Davy Jones’ Locker (21 minutes)

Richard Yates reads The Best of Everything  (40 minutes)

Mrs. Dalloway’s Party by Virginia Woolf  (58 minutes)

Tom O’Bedlam reads The Haunted House by Virginia Woolf (6 minutes)

Hanif Kureishi on…

A series of short pieces by Hanif Kureishi on various topics: on Happiness, on Life & Fiction, on Love, on Sex & Desire, on Writing & Being a Writer

Short Stories Online

Check out our list of short stories that you can read online anytime!