Stories


Stories on the Go aims to encourage and engage the community in reading. We bring all sorts of literature into daily life and public spaces, offering short reads to those who don’t have much time and may not read often. If you are a published or unpublished author and would like to contribute with a short story we will share it via our platforms and initiatives. Submit any time your flash fiction or short story (up to 2500 words):

      

Includes a Q&A. Any other questions please email us stories@thecommutingbook.org

Stories for Biography

Being the middle child of five girls and three boys in 1940’s and 50’s in my native Ireland, I never had the chance to actually own a ...More

Action & Adventure, Biography & Memoir, History, Non Fiction
Catherine Byrne | The commuting Book
Catherine Byrne

November 17   ●  4 min read

When someone tells you to picture a magician, what do you think of? Daniel Radcliffe, complete with a wand and broomstick? Or perhaps a cheesy performe ...More

Biography & Memoir, Non Fiction, Young Writer
Amelia Kirkness | The commuting Book
Amelia Kirkness

September 22   ●  9 min read

Some relationships are destined to last. Others end in tears, mass destruction or an intractable skin rash. My love affair in the winter of 2002 w ...More

Biography & Memoir
Nod Ghosh | The commuting Book
Nod Ghosh

July 20   ●  11 min read

“I”m pregnant again”.    I was measuring flour into the sieve and gently banging it against the heel of my hand.  He was hunched over the co ...More

Biography & Memoir, Food
Sile Mannion | The commuting Book
Sile Mannion

September 7   ●  4 min read