I was introduced several years ago to the idea of a short story entirely in dialogue — not even a “he said”/”she said” — so that the reader must infer the setting, and the story, from what people say to one another. I’ve written and had published several in that unusual format.
The newest, “Keepsakes”, is one of my favorites: A daughter is helping her mother prepare — unwillingly — for a move to a place like where I now live. As Jessamine packs things from the closet and dresser drawers, she learns things about her parents that she never knew.
Periwinkle Literary Magazine liked it too; it’s in their inaugural issue ==>> here