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02/21/2013 08:53 am ET | Updated Apr 23, 2013

Sorry, The Short Story Boom Is Bogus - Salon.com

The short story, like the western, is periodically said to be on the brink of a comeback. The most recent example of this boosterism: an article by the New York Times' new(ish) publishing reporter, Leslie Kaufman, titled "Good Fit for Today's Little Screens: Short Stories," in which "a proliferation of digital options" is said to offer short fiction "not only new creative opportunities but exposure and revenue as well."

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