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Paragraph Shorts brings you the world's best short stories in text, audio and video. Each issue features some of the most captivating storytellers from the most interesting literary publications, coupled with moving imagery from amazing photographers and artists.

Expect to find stories from master storytellers such as John Cheever, Donald Barthelme and Flannery O'Connor, alongside fresh voices like Etgar Keret, Junot Díaz and April Ayers Lawson.

Read stories straight from your iPad or iPad mini, save them in your favorites list for later or print them on paper using Apple's AirPrint. Read stories without distractions in portrait mode, or flip to landscape to see what everyone else is commenting about. Experience stories alone or together with friends and family by streaming audio and video stories to any AirPlay enabled device. Share stories with your friends via e-mail, Facebook or Twitter and plug into the conversation and see what your favorite authors and publications are talking about.

Paragraph works in offline mode too - perfect for those subway and airplane rides when you don't have access to an Internet connection.

What’s New

Version 1.6

Optimized for iOS8. Favorites stories now sync across your devices! Multiple bug fixes that should help you spend more time reading your favorite stories.

Ratings and Reviews

chasemine ,

fix it please

it crash in iOS 8,fix this please. really love this app.

Brandonasaurus ,

Best literary app

A collection of great short stories and other creative works gathered from popular websites and literary journals. Simple and elegant interface. Highly recommended.

dreamingraccoon ,

Problem with viewing

It's good, but several times, the issues I downloaded can't be viewed. Everytime I tried to open those issues, only blankness there is. Please fix this, thank you.


Paragraph LLC
54.6 MB
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
© Paragraph LLC
In-App Purchases
  1. Free Newsstand subscription Free


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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