Short Story America, the Beaufort-based publisher of great short stories by current and classic authors, has announced that its acclaimed first anthology, The Short Story America Anthology, Volume I, is now available on Kindle. This 580-page collection of 56 short stories by 46 top authors has been called “literary fiction at its best” and “better than Best American Short Stories” by reviewers. The Kindle version is only $7.99 (the hardcover original is $29.95, available directly from Short Story America or at Beaufort Bookstore or Amazon) and can be read on any device that has a Kindle app (for example, there is a Kindle app available for i-Phones and i-Pads).
If you would prefer to get your copy of the hardcover original directly from Short Story America, and to have it signed by author and editor T.D. (Tim) Johnston, please write to Tim Johnston at his email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also call Short Story America at 524-7800, or drop by their offices at Beaufort Town Center (Bi-Lo Shopping Center), at 2121 Boundary Street, Suite 204. To order the signed hardcover online, go to www.shortstoryamerica.com.
Margaret Evans is the editor of Lowcountry Weekly, where she has been penning her award-winning column, Rants & Raves, for over 20 years. She and her husband Jeff also publish The Island News. Margaret’s articles and essays have appeared in magazines and anthologies throughout the South, including 'State of the Heart: South Carolina Writers on the Places They Love,' 'Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy,' and 'Southbound' magazine. She is the former editor of 'Beaufort Magazine' and former editorial assistant to novelist Pat Conroy. The South Carolina Press Association named her the state's top newsweekly columnist of 2021 and its top 'humor columnist' of 2022. Either Margaret is getting funnier, or people will laugh at anything these days.