Three-minute fiction http://www.kunc.org en Three-Minute Fiction: The Round 11 Winner Is ... http://www.kunc.org/post/three-minute-fiction-round-11-winner The search is over for the winner of Round 11 of Three-Minute Fiction, the contest where listeners submit original short stories that can be read in about three minutes.<p>We received help this round from graduate students at 16 different writing programs across the country. They poured through thousands of submissions and passed the best of the best along to our judge this round, novelist Karen Russell.<p>Here was your challenge for this round: <em>A character finds something he or she has no intention of returning. Sun, 09 Jun 2013 21:53:00 +0000 NPR Staff 45566 at http://www.kunc.org Three-Minute Fiction: The Round 11 Winner Is ... Three-Minute Fiction Readings: 'Compromise' And 'The F' http://www.kunc.org/post/three-minute-fiction-readings-compromise-and-f NPR's Bob Mondello and Susan Stamberg read excerpts of two of the best submissions for Round 11 of our short story contest. They read <em>The Art of Compromise </em>by Lindsey Appleford of Boerne, Texas, and <em>Claudia Who Found the F</em> by Sean Enfield of Denton, Texas. You can read their full stories below and find other stories on our <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/105660765/three-minute-fiction">Three-Minute Fiction page</a> or on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Three-Minute-Fiction-weekends-on-NPRs-All-Things-Considered/124939287571575">Facebook</a>. Sun, 26 May 2013 11:00:00 +0000 44858 at http://www.kunc.org Three-Minute Fiction Readings: 'Compromise' And 'The F' Three-Minute Fiction Readings: 'Geometry' And 'Snowflake' http://www.kunc.org/post/three-minute-fiction-readings-geometry-and-snowflake NPR's Bob Mondello and Susan Stamberg read excerpts of two of the best submissions for Round 11 of our short story contest. They read <em>Snowflake</em> by Winona Wendth of Lancaster, Mass., and <em>Geometry</em> by Eugenie Montague of Los Angeles. You can read their full stories below and find other stories on our <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/105660765/three-minute-fiction">Three-Minute Fiction page</a> or on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Three-Minute-Fiction-weekends-on-NPRs-All-Things-Considered/124939287571575">Facebook</a>. Sat, 25 May 2013 11:08:00 +0000 44823 at http://www.kunc.org Three-Minute Fiction Readings: 'Geometry' And 'Snowflake' Three-Minute Fiction: 'Ten Ring Fingers' And 'Ghost Words' http://www.kunc.org/post/three-minute-fiction-ten-ring-fingers-and-ghost-words NPR's Bob Mondello and Susan Stamberg read excerpts of two of the best submissions for Round 11 of our short story contest. They read <em>Ten Ring Fingers</em> by Tamara Breuer of Washington, D.C., and <em>Ghost Words</em> by Matheus Macedo of Winthrop, Mass. You can read their full stories below and find other stories on our <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/105660765/three-minute-fiction">Three-Minute Fiction page</a> or on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Three-Minute-Fiction-weekends-on-NPRs-All-Things-Considered/124939287571575">Facebook</a>. Sun, 19 May 2013 10:54:00 +0000 44514 at http://www.kunc.org Three-Minute Fiction: 'Ten Ring Fingers' And 'Ghost Words' Three-Minute Fiction Reading: 'Plum Baby' http://www.kunc.org/post/three-minute-fiction-reading-plum-baby NPR's Susan Stamberg reads an excerpt of one of the best submissions for Round 11 of our short story contest. She reads <em>Plum Baby</em> by Carmiel Banasky of Portland, Ore. You can read the full story below and find other stories on our <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/105660765/three-minute-fiction">Three-Minute Fiction page</a> or on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Three-Minute-Fiction-weekends-on-NPRs-All-Things-Considered/124939287571575">Facebook</a>. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2013 NPR. Sat, 18 May 2013 20:41:00 +0000 44505 at http://www.kunc.org Three-Minute Fiction Reading: 'Plum Baby'