My December Short Story Reading List

Here are the stories I’m going to read this month.

Feel free to read along, or make your own list (post some suggestions or links to your list in the comments, maybe?)

I’ll post some reviews, if I like any of them, and report back on my progress in Jan’s SWAGr post.


Cat Pictures, Please, by Naomi Kritzer, from Clarkesworld (2016 Hugo winner)
The Water That Falls On You From Nowhere, by John Chu, Tor.com (Hugo winner 2014)
Only Their Shining Beauty Was Left, by Fran Wilde, from Shimmer Magazine
Turned by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, from Short Story Thursdays
You’re Ugly Too, by Lorrie Moore
The Things They Carried, by Tim O’Brien
The Hitch-Hikers, by Eudora Welty
Miami New York, by Martha Gellhorn
The Key, by Isaac Bashevis Singer
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been, by Joyce Carol Oates
Gold Coast, McPherson
Wild Plums, Grace Stone Coates (1929)

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