These stories form as strong a collection as I’ve read in a decade or more. Each and every story has something to offer, and the collection as a whole rekindles my enthusiasm for the short story as a meaningful form.
Previewed at words 2008, Let’s Pretend – 37 stories about (in)fidelity, a collection of new work from writers on the Glasgow University Creative Writing MLItt, was launched at Waterstones in Glasgow on 9 October 2008 and is available now in bookshops and can be purchased from amazon.co.uk.
Published by Freight
From the prestigious and internationally renowned Glasgow University MLitt in Creative Writing comes this collection of brand new writing from some of the most exciting and fresh talents around.
Thirty-seven writers have taken (in)fidelity as a theme to produce 37 remarkable short stories. Diverse in style and content, the stories range from tales of heart-breaking poignancy to laugh-out-loud farce.
Spot the literary stars of the future here and revel in this highly original collection from writers whose fellow alumni include international bestselling authors such as Anne Donovan, Louise Welsh, Rodge Glass, Rachel Seiffert, Zoë Strachan and Nick Brooks.