Tag Archives: Alice Munro

The South Circular issue 8 cover © Meg Turner detail

Editor’s note issue 8

The short story is dead. Long live the short story. Rather, the short story as you or I have known it. No, that’s not entirely correct either. What I mean to say is the reputation of the short story as you or I have known it is dead. As Kevin Barry described the recent state […]

Cover issue 6 June 2013 (detail) © Hannah Doyle, doyleydesigns.com

Editor’s note issue 6

In the aftermath of the party we threw for THE SOUTH CIRCULAR’s first birthday, a familiar vapour of uncertainty began to parade around my workspace and I began to doubt. Again. For with the affirmation, the highs of the live readings, the sugar rush of the cake my sister had baked and the comedown, I wondered ‘Is […]