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Open Access Resources for English and American Literature: Short Story

Short Story

American Short Story - Google Books

Classic Short Stories
Complete short stories from some of the best classic short story writers.

Free Short Story Resources
The Literary Roadhouse, a literary podcast community, discusses one short story a week.

Poestories.com
An exploration of short stories by Edgar Allan Poe featuring his biography, quotes, stories and summaries of stories, timeline, etc.

The Short Story
This site from UK features an expanding collection of new and old short stories that are free to download.

The Short Story Library
There are over 4000 titles in The Short Story Library, including the greatest short stories ever written.