Short Story Writers

short story writersHere’s a list of some popular short story writers. Search online for more information about them.

Martin Amis (born 1949)
Isaac Asimov (1920-1992)
Margaret Atwood (born 1939)
Arnold Bennett (1867-1931)
Ambrose Bierce (1842-c.1914)
Ray Bradbury (born 1920)
Charles Bukowski (1920-1994)
Angela Carter (1940-1992)
Raymond Carver (1938-1988)
John Cheever (1912-1982)
Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)
Kate Chopin (1850-1904)
Stephen Crane (1871-1900)
Catherine Crowe (1800-1876)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)
A. J. Cronin (1896-1981)
Roald Dahl (1916-1990)
Philip K. Dick (1928-1982)
Dave Eggers (born 1970)
F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940)
Neil Gaiman (born 1960)
Paul Gallico (1897-1976)
Graham Greene (1904-1991)
Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)
Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961)
O. Henry (1862-1910)
Patricia Highsmith (1921-1995)
Tobias Hill (born 1970)
Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)
Washington Irving (1783-1859)
M. R. James (1862-1936)
James Joyce (1882-1941)
Stephen King (born 1947)
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)
R. A. Lafferty (1914-2002)
D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930)
Doris Lessing (born 1919)
Jack London (1876-1916)
H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937)
Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923)
W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)
Herman Melville (1819-1891)
Alice Munro (born 1931)
H. H. Munro (‘Saki’) (1870-1916)
R. K. Narayan (1906-2001)
Joyce Carol Oates (born 1938)
Patrick O’Brian (12 December 1914 – 2 January 2000), born Richard Patrick Russ
Tim O’Brien (born 1946)
Joe M. O’Connell (born 1959)
Flannery O’Connor (1925-1964)
Frank O’Connor (1903-1966)
Liam O’Flaherty (1896-1984)
John O’Hara (1905-1970)
Grace Paley (born 1922)
Dorothy Parker (1893-1967)
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)
William Sydney Porter, pen name O. Henry (1862-1910)
Annie Proulx (born 1935)
J. D. Salinger (1919-2010)
Mary Shelley (1797-1851)
Isaac Bashevis Singer (1902-1991)
Mark Twain (1835-1910)
Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007)
Fay Weldon (born 1931)
Edith Wharton (1862-1937)
Edmund White (born 1940)
P. G. Wodehouse (1881-1975)
Tobias Wolff (born 1945)

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