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Short Story Research: Finding Short Stories

A guide for Ms. Melone's short story research project.

Print Books

Search the catalog to find short stories or just peruse the collection.  

A few author suggestions

The authors listed below have published multiple short stories making it easier to find three stories:

Sherman Alexie
Sherwood Anderson
James Baldwin
Stephen Vincent Benet
T.C. Boyle
Ray Bradbury
Willa Cather
John Cheever
Anton P. Checkhov
Kate Chopin
Ernest Hemingway
O. Henry
Langston Hughes
Henry James
Stephen King
Barbara Kingsolver
Jhumpa Lahiri
Sinclair Lewis
Jack London
Guy de Maupassant
Alice Munro
Joyce Carol Oates
Flannery O'Connor
Frank O'Connor
Dorothy Parker
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Amy Tan
Mark Twain
John Updike
Kurt Vonnegut
Alice Walker
Eudora Welty

Finding Short Story Collections in the SHS Library

Short Stories are organized in their own section after fiction and all have the call number beginning with SC.


New Yorker

The New Yorker magazine has been publishing short stories for over 100 years.  Please see Ms. Hopkins if you would like to search the archives however please note it does not appear to be an easy search engine to use.  

New Yorker Archives

New Yorker Fiction Database - This is a google spreadsheet maintained by an unknown person that has categorized fiction appearing in the New Yorker by

  • date/story/gender/author
  • gender counts
  • author and number of appearances