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Fall 2020 - Different Perspectives (Short Stories)

Welcome! How to Use This Guide

Welcome to the GCC Reads- Different Perspectives Research Guide!  This guide is meant to help reading groups and is divided into several main parts, which can be found through the left navigator options:

  • Getting Started -- This tab contains information to get your group started. Includes your choices for virtual meeting times or the online Canvas discussion. 
  • Discussion -- This tab will provide information on possible questions/topics for the group. 
  • Author Info - Links to our featured authors' websites, Twitter links, and more.
  • Online Discussion-- This tab links to the online discussion group optional enrollment.
  • Readalikes- This tab provides a llink to the ongoing Short Story Circle group as well as a list of similar short stories you can read if you like, organized by genre and topic.


Links to Short Stories

Week 1  “Lacrimosa” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Week 2  “When Your Child Strays from God” by Sam J. Miller

 Week 3  “The Dune” by Stephen King 

 Week 4 (Double-header; two shorter stories this week with a similar theme)  “Eleven” by Sandra Cisneros  video of author reading--story starts at 2:39 AND “Indian Education” by Sherman Alexie 

Week 5  “Since” by Patricia Sammon

Week 6  "Dehli" by Vandana Singh

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