For your reading pleasure, as the work week comes to a close. Spend some time this weekend with a selection of links from this week’s Fiction Friday newsletter, produced by the Culture Alliance. Here is a miscellany of short fiction, news, opinion, advice and criticism from the publishing world.

Short Fiction


News, Interviews and Opinion

Literary Criticism

Writing Advice


  • PW Calls for Information: War & Military – “Needed: Publishers’/editors’ written comments about the state of this category: what kinds of books are customers looking for; how have the current Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts affected sales and publishers’ future plans? We’ll look at books pubbing between July 1 and February 28, 2011. Story and sidebar ideas are welcome. Please e-mail submissions to Dick Donahue,”