Celebrate Tomorrow’s Best-selling Authors with Winners: “A Compilation of Award-Winning Short Stories”

Something Or Other Publishing is proud to release “Winners: A Compilation of Award-Winning Short Stories,” the triumphant collection from SOOP’s 1st Annual Short Story Contest, an exciting competition that celebrates short-story writing in a multitude of literary genres. 

The proud anthology features over twenty unique pieces of writing from established and celebrated authors such as Ken Tingley and Roberta Azzopardi, as well as talented newcomers forming the next generation of poets and storytellers.

Curated by the renowned science-fiction author of “Compendium: Artifacts of Lumin” and SOOP’s own Director of Anthologies, Alia Luria, “Winners” will offer readers a vast selection of styles and subjects to choose from, helping audiences discover new interests while allowing them to bask in the glory of their favorites.

For fans of Non-fiction and memoirs, be sure to check out “The Chipper,” a powerful glimpse of life in Northern Ireland during the Troubles framed through a soulful conversation between a father and a daughter.

On the fantastic end, readers craving great futures and bone-chilling tales will encounter a feast in the horror and science-fiction sections. Pieces such as “Bury Your Dead,” a Caribbean cruise with supernatural leanings and a fantastical twist reminiscent of the best episodes of “The Twilight Zone,” and “The Irony of Everything,” a contemplative and loving meditation on life’s many incongruencies in the face of impending doom during the last day on earth. 

Those looking for more humanistic subject matters will find plenty of options in the “Families, Relationships & Inspirational” section with life-affirming works such as Sameen Azmat’s beautiful take on a young girl’s struggles with her families expectations and her own ambitions in “Between Life and Death,” a sobering expose of the challenges students face when leaving their families to get a better education and how the burden of dreams can lead to dire consequences. 

But readers seeking more thrills and action in their stories will be delighted to discover “Winners” outstanding “Historical Fiction and Adventure” section, with heart-racing narratives such as “Tales of Hunger in The Forest of Death,” a gripping fight for survival between two mothers deep within the dark and dangerous jungle.

Lastly, stories like “A Very Beautiful Rainbow!” in the “Children’s Stories” section, and more challenging and enticing reads for older audiences in “Young Adult,” featuring “The Collector,” a riveting dive of three friends into their hometown mysterious and obsessing urban legend, offers age-appropriate material for all family members with lessons-filled fables on the importance of sharing.

With all tastes and styles accounted for, SOOP hopes the victorious result of the inaugural edition of their Annual Short Story Contest brings the joy of literature to many new readers, allowing them to discover the acclaimed selection of authors in their catalog.

Winners: A Compilation of Award-Winning Short Stories” is now available on Amazon and mainstream outlets.


Speak Your Mind


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Something or Other Publishing, LLC