Symposium Session – The Art of the Short Story

The Art of the Short Story

Presented by Sarah Hans

Veteran short story writers and editors discuss what makes an effective, marketable short story.

The short story is an underappreciated art form very different from that of a novel. Published authors and editors discuss the realities of writing, editing, and selling short stories for cold, hard cash.

Editor, Sarah Hans.

Sarah Hans is an award-winning editor, author and teacher, as well as the Communications Officer aboard the Airship Archon. Sarah’s short stories have appeared in about a dozen publications, but she’s best known for her multicultural steampunk anthology Steampunk World, which appeared on io9, Boing Boing, and Entertainment Weekly Online and won the 2015 Steampunk Chronicle Reader’s Choice Award for Best Fiction. Sarah’s next project is an anthology featuring characters with exceptionalities called Steampunk Universe. You can find Sarah online at

To learn more about other sessions, workshops, and special events please visit the International Steampunk Symposium Schedule . . . your invaluable guide to the topsy turvy realm of Wonderland!

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