Chronicle is a new way to read

We publish short, thoughtful stories that you can read in minutes. It’s never been easier to be delighted by reading.


Thoughtful fiction

Chronicle puts quality stories at your fingertips. Break free of the news cycle into a whole new world without taking time out of your busy day.

On your time

Our stories are short. We designed Chronicle so you can read anytime you have a minute. Now you can read without a schedule. 

For everyone,everywhere

Fiction enriches our lives by enabling us all to experience a new perspective. Authors from around the world contribute stories to Chronicle, and each month we publish the very best.


Chronicle was designed with your time in mind.


Highlights tell you what you're about to read before diving in.

Reading Time

Stories are color-coded so you know just how long they will take to read.


Editorial curation means you will always have a great read.


Playlists are a new way to explore a world of fiction. 

Playlists are hand-curated collections of short stories. These exclusive stories all share a common theme, feature an exciting author, or follow a captivating storyline. Playlists are updated regularly, and new ones get added all the time. With Playlists, it’s never been easier to discover great fiction.


Minutes is the fastest way to read fiction.

Minutes is the fastest way to find your next favorite read: simply tell us how much time you have, and we'll give you a story we think you'll like. It’s like walking into the library and having someone hand you your next favorite book.


The Frontpage always has new fiction for you to discover.

At Chronicle, we’re avid readers of fiction who know how difficult it can be to find your next read. The Frontpage features new stories twice per month, hand-selected to provide a wide range of voices and styles.