The conference is now over. Thank you to all for your support! Some photo souvenirs of the event can be found here.
The 14th International Conference on the Short Story in English will take place from 13 to 16 July 2016 at East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, with the theme: "Influence and Confluence in the Short Story: West and East".
"I would really hope that this would make people see the short story as an important art, not just something you played around with until you got a novel." - Alice Munro, on receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature 2013. Source: The New York Times, October 11, 2013.
WINNER: Lisa Smithies
Suggested theme: The Braids of Identity