Great Jones Street Short Fiction Now Featured Daily on Medium

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Great Jones Street (GJS) short fiction app and Medium, the online publishing platform founded by Twitter co-founder Ev Williams, have agreed to make premium short fiction by some of today's most talented and prolific writers from GJS available on Medium.

Each day, a new GJS story, or chapter from the historical fiction serial, "Reversing the River" by Leslie Pietrzyk, will be featured on Medium's homepage as Lit from Great Jones Street, and will be included in Medium's lit, science fiction and fantasy, horror and crime collections. Medium will also curate the stories based on its readers' choices of topics and interests, matching the right story to readers most likely to enjoy them. Audio versions of the Great Jones Street stories, read by their authors, will soon be available to Medium subscribers via the Medium Play List.

With short fiction experiencing a revival, offering perfect bite-sized entertainment and a welcome break in today's fast-paced world, Great Jones Street is the largest annual purchaser of it. The app curates thousands of stories in every genre for fans to read, listen or stream in 5-, 10-, to 15+ minute fiction bursts - satiating appetites for premium fiction, beautiful aesthetics, audio from writers, and a community of writers and readers.

"Thousands of people use Medium to share what they are thinking about - basically to tell their story," said Kelly Abbott, co-founder and CEO of Great Jones Street. "The creative writers we publish on Great Jones Street are doing the same, providing their perspectives through their chosen medium - short fiction. There's a natural marriage between non-fiction and fiction in communicating what matters to all of us - love, family, hope; our shared aspirations and challenges, and our basic human need to communicate through stories."

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About Medium

Medium is a place for curious minds to read, write, and engage with the original ideas of the day. It's home to the world's writers, philosophers, thinkers, and artists, coming together in one balanced ecosystem that champions thoughtful discourse. Hundreds of millions of readers have spent more than 7.5 millennia reading together on Medium, which has more than 60 million unique visitors per month, creating more than 75,000 posts per week. Medium was founded by Ev Williams in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California.

About Great Jones Street

Great Jones Street is a short fiction app for the mobile lifestyle. It curates thousands of award-winning, original stories in science fiction, street lit, crime, mystery, erotica, fantasy, horror, and more, by fiction's best contemporary writers. Since its launch in 2016, Great Jones Street has become the largest buyer of short fiction annually, and its app has been downloaded by thousands of short fiction fans. Download on the App Store or Google Play. Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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