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[ US ] Columbus - Short Story kiosk

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Short Story kiosk unveiled - Columbus has now a lovely way to get short stories into the hands of kids. Columbus City School says the Short Story Kiosks are the first in the midwest...

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19/03/2017

[ Corée ] Le Distributeur d'Histoires Courtes au JT de 20h sur MBC

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04/10/2016

[ UK ] Vending machines dispense short stories to bored French commuters

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A short story vending machine in Grenoble


In a time where progression in every field of human endeavour involves ever smarter phones, virtual reality or colonising Mars, it is of some comfort to hear that a new innovation exciting people across the Channel involves none of the above.

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10/07/2016

[ US ] Dispensing with words

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Don't have time to read any more? Residents in a town in southern France don't have that problem. Thanks to the startup website short-editions-dot-com 10,000 short story authors have been matched with a community of 150,000 regular readers with time to kill while waiting on line. David Turecamo explains an innovative technology.

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26/01/2016

[ UK ] Forget Proust: what readers want is a short story machine

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The Alpine city of Grenoble has scored a surprising hit with automatic dispensers that offer free printed short stories

A flight of the imagination is transforming one of the banes of French life — waiting for service in state offices — into an opportunity to immerse oneself in the written word. The Alpine city of Grenoble has scored a surprising hit with automatic dispensers that offer free printed short stories to citizens waiting for their bout with bureaucracy.

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22/01/2016

[ US ] How a City in France Got the World’s First Short-Story Vending Machines

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The city of Grenoble, France, is testing the first models of a local startup’s short-story vending machine.Photograph by Pauline Bock

When Jess Mateychuk entered the tourism office in Grenoble, France, he wasn’t looking for information about the city. “I finally found them!” the twenty-one-year-old exchange student from Winnipeg, Canada, said with excitement. He was referring to the city’s recent cultural innovation turned Internet hit: a black and orange, rocket-looking cylinder that spits out short stories, free of charge.

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13/11/2015

[ UK ] Short story vending machines press French commuters' buttons

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Journey’s the end ... a short story vending machine in Grenoble. Photograph: AFP JP Clatot


A publisher is doing brisk business dispensing free fiction from machines in Grenoble, to help readers make the most of ‘dead time’ on their journeys.
Readers in Grenoble can now nibble fiction instead of vending machine snacks, after publisher Short Édition introduced eight short-story dispensers around the French city.

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