In Kavi Yaga’s “You Can Be More,” a woman believes she is cursed with bad luck that afflicts those around her. Is there a cure? There might be, but it comes with a cost she hadn’t counted on.
In “Lambs” by Susan Shepherd, a young woman heads to a New Zealand sheep farm in the hopes of reconciling her relationship with her estranged sister.
Work with a small cohort to apply craft techniques from genre fiction to your writing. You’ll get weekly zoom lectures, opportunities for feedback, and more.
Thursdays, March 7-28
Get a subscription to One Story and you’ll get one great short story in the mail each and every month.
Join our story-of-the-month club
The Literary Debutante Ball returns to Brooklyn. We hope you’ll support us at our largest fundraiser.
Hannah Tinti explores the creative process in conversation with Jennifer Egan, Tania James, and Saïd Sayrafiezadeh.
February 22 – 26
A second-generation Chinese American teen attempts to reconcile her new, emerging self with the deep roots of her culture and ancestry in Luna Hou’s Teen Writing Contest-winning story, “Railroads.”
Our fellow will spend a year learning the craft of fiction with One Story. We’re so glad to welcome Keith to the One Story family.
New York, NY
July 29-August 2
Learn techniques and exercises that developed over the past two decades to help bring your work to the next level.
One Story provides a submission management system to other publishers at no cost.
We will reopen in spring 2024.
Hone your craft in 2024 with live Zoom lectures from Fatima Kola, Michael Kardos, Anya Johanna DeNiro, Jackie Thomas-Kennedy, Gina Chung, and Alice McDermott.