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Short Story Saturday – An Old Woman’s Tale by Nathaniel Hawthorne

This Saturday’s short story is Nathaniel Hawthorne’s An Old Woman’s Tale. I hope you enjoy it ­čÖé


10 Old-School Weird Fiction Writers that are Not from the UK or USA

Ry┼źnosuke Akutagawa – Tokyo, Japan, 1892-1927. Ry┼źnosuke Akutagawa was a Japanese writer active in the Taish┼Ź period in Japan. He is regarded as the “Father of the Japanese short story” and Japan’s premier literary award, the Akutagawa Prize, is named after him. He committed suicide at the age of 35 through an overdose of barbital. Ry┼źnosuke Akutagawa was born in the Ky┼Źbashi district of Tokyo, the third child and only son of father Toshiz┼Ź Niihara and mother Fuku. – Wikipedia. Read one of his short stories for free here.