Reimagining the role of literature in the modern world

As an international publishing house, in a time where reading for pleasure is at an all time low, our mission is to address this challenge. Through innovative mediums, that open access to literature, we allow our partners to create connections, offer knowledge and culture, bring joy to their communities and progress society. Because big ideas are often born in idle moments when reading a short story, poem, or comic strip.

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Short Circuit is back with a new issue!

Short Circuit #13 features ten original texts combining humour, emotion and suspense. The different genres range from short fiction to children's to comics. As for the themes, there is something for everyone, including magical realism, naturalism and science-fiction!

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How we enhance our partners' stories

Modern Short Literature

Wherever you are, whomever you are trying to reach with an emotional gift of a story, you may choose from a plethora of collections and genres from Short Édition: Humour, joy, nostalgia, shades of love, slice of life, magical realism, sci-fi...

Fiction and creative non-fiction written by writers worldwide, and published by Short Édition’s editorial team, in the form of short stories, poetry, and comics. Thousands of works written by thousands of paid writers across five continents.

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Delivered via Innovative Mediums

Well-written content is delivered in creative ways to enjoy a good read, either on an eco-friendly scroll to collect & share, or via smartphone for a mindfulness break.

Created in 2015, the iconic Short Story Dispenser™ exists in many shapes and sizes to stun the general public, students, patients in a hospital, and commuters and travelers, with a quick read.

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In need of a good read?

Children's

Santa Claus’s Understudy

Justine Roux

Once upon a time in the North Pole, Santa Claus realized he had a problem. 
Santa Claus was getting up there in age, and he was starting to get tired. His rheumatism and impressive ... [+]

Short Fiction

Alight

Lisa Beebe

We bought the land to build a house, even though we knew it would be years before we could afford to build anything. We thought of it as an investment in our future. The land gave us something to look ... [+]

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