American Literary Classics.
Twenty great American short stories.
This site has some wonderful stuff-Anna Karenina, The Hound of the Baskervilles, four Jane Austen novels, Cooper's Last of the Mohicans.
byGosh.com Children's Classics.
This site has loads of short stories. Check it out.
This site provides amateur writing in the form of short stories and essays. It also offers writing guides for new writers, as well as book reviews.
East of the Web.
Short stories some of which are from contemporary authors.
Edgar Allan Poe.
Edgar Allan Poe.
Fiction--the Eserver Collection.
Covering the best in cultural news and commentary. Art, Books, Photography, Film, Design, Television, Web, Media, Theatre, Fashion, Music, Celebrity, Pop Culture.
Gargoyles, Angels and Shadows, an Online Anthology.
Nice compilation of some interesting short stories I do not have on this site.
Ink Pot is an edgy literary journal dedicated to publishing short stories, flash fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, graphic arts, and writer interviews.
Internet Public Library.
If you are looking for a criticism or biography (yes, I know our site is very much lacking in these areas), you may want to look to The Internet Public Library.
Jack London's Ranch Album.
Great site with many of Jack London's short stories, biographical information you won't find anywhere else. Excellent!
ks matharu web site.
Large Online Library of Short Stories.
Great collection of mystery short stories.
The best free cultural & educational media on the web.
Oscar Wilde Online.
The Works and Life of Oscar Wilde.
PoeStories: Short Stories by Edgar Allan Poe.
Site contains short stories and poems by Edgar Allan Poe, story summaries, quotes, and linked vocabulary words and definitions for educational reading. It also includes a short biography, a timeline of Poe's life, and links to other Poe sites.
Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library--Duke University.
Developing an understanding of human experience and culture.
Short Stories @ Short-Story.Net.
Submit short stories and poems, or read and offer constructive criticism on the work of others. Invaluable resource of creative writing tools, tips and services.
Short Story Community.
Online community for reading and writing short stories of various genres.
Short Story Group.
A small compilation of the work of Stephen Crane.
Stories in a Nutshell.
Just as eyes, art often provides a window to the soul. Story Bytes' very short stories offer a glimpse through this window into brief vignettes of life.
Story Shack Magazine--Short Stories and Art.
Online short stories and art by a host of collaborating authors and illustrators. Clocking in at a maximum of 1,000 words, these online stories are also known as flash fiction, bite-sized bits of literature perfect for lunchbreaks and commutes.
Mostly Dutch short stories, but some in English.
Original short fiction
Twentywords.com is an online community, catering for those who like to read and write interactive short stories and poems.
Writers Free Reference.
A list of free reference sites that should be of interest to writers.
Writer's Relief is an author's submission service.
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute.