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Marriage & Families
Marriage & Families Katherine Mansfield
Ten stories from the ‘brilliant’ Katherine Mansfield on the theme of marriage and family.
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Women Alone
Women Alone Katherine Mansfield
Ten stories from the ‘brilliant’ Katherine Mansfield on the theme of women alone.
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Katherine Mansfield's Short Stories
Katherine Mansfield's Short Stories Katherine Mansfield
The complete classic stories by New Zealand's most famous writer.
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Coming Up Roses
Coming Up Roses Michael Carson, Sarah Laing
Prize-winning writer Sarah Laing has written a superb collection of stories that are beautifully written, vividly rendered and which stimulate and surprise.
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Sojourn in Arles
Sojourn in Arles Owen Marshall
A chance encounter leads to an appreciation of the spontaneous and passing friendship of strangers in this evocative short story from one of New Zealand's finest writers.
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Living As a Moon
Living As a Moon Owen Marshall
'Owen Marshall has established himself as one of the masters of the short story.' - Livres Hebdo, Paris
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Pigeon Post
Pigeon Post Peter Hawes
A hilarious short story about a woman who decides to buy New Zealand.
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Little Joker Sings
Little Joker Sings Peter Wells
A moving short story about a strong bond - both comradely and erotic - formed between soldiers during World War II.
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Inside a Pomegranate
Inside a Pomegranate Sarah Laing
Newly-weds in Tangier experience the bitter sweetness of new encounters in this evocative short story.
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In the Palace Gardens
In the Palace Gardens Sarah Quigley
A superbly poised and finely nuanced short story, tracking a pivotal point in a relationship built on reticence and recognition of differences.
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Tenderness
Tenderness Sarah Quigley
A superb collection of stories from a prize-winning writer – some short, some long, set in locations that span the globe, all exploring the theme encapsulated by the title: tenderness.
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The Best of Shonagh Koea's Short Stories
The Best of Shonagh Koea's Short Stories Shonagh Koea
Blackly humorous yet poignant and multi-levelled, finely crafted and thoroughly entertaining, this short-story collection is from a unique writer with a rare and distinctive talent.
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Rain
Rain Shonagh Koea
Shonagh Koea exhibits her wonderful ability to combine the wry with the poignant in this finely observed short story.
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Drowned Sprat and Other Stories
Drowned Sprat and Other Stories Stephanie Johnson
A collection of short stories to dip into and devour by a prize-winning writer.
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The Night I Got My Tuckie
The Night I Got My Tuckie Stephanie Johnson
Wry and insightful, this short story is told by a young American girl, who is all too knowing about her own world but ignorant about the Kiwi strangers she meets.
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Recreation
Recreation Sue Orr
A modern short story from a prize-winning collection, riffing on the traditional Maori creation myth.
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From Under the Overcoat
From Under the Overcoat Sue Orr
A prize-winning collection of vivid, accessible stories.
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Etiquette for a Dinner Party
Etiquette for a Dinner Party Sue Orr
Varied and accomplished, these stories of sustenance are entertaining, stimulating and original.
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Transported
Transported Tim Jones
Funny, moving, insightful, these stories are, above all, delightfully different.
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The Random Reader
The Random Reader Various Authors
From fifteen of New Zealand's finest short-fiction practitioners come stories to delight, amuse and move.
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I've Been Thinking About You, Sister
I've Been Thinking About You, Sister Witi Ihimaera
A wry, touching short story from one of New Zealand's best-loved writers.
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The Thrill of Falling
The Thrill of Falling Witi Ihimaera
A stunning collection of novellas
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