Jim Shepard was called a “master of the historical short story” by The New York Times. His short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, McSweeney’s and the Best American Short Stories series. He’s won the Pushcart Prize, the Story Prize, and an American Library Association award. Shepard teaches fiction writing at Williams College. His latest story collection is You Think That’s Bad
Books by Jim Shepard
Interviews with Jim Shepard
The American writer shares his favourite collections, and tells us why short stories are like guerrilla warfare and perfect for the Twitter generation.