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Running Away Themed Flash Results

March 1, 2019
Thanks to everyone on the shortlist for your patience while I read your stories again. It’s been a tough decision but I now have the results…   Winner: The Names Of Stars by Rosie Garland Why I chose it: The unexpectedness of what happens when the narrator hides in the loft during

Running Away Themed Flash Shortlist

February 19, 2019
Thanks to all the longlisted writers for your patience while we re-read the stories. The shortlist is now shown below. Readings are still anonymous until I have made my decision so only story titles shown here. Well done to these writers, and to all that made the longlist too. Running Away Themed

2018 RW Short Story and RW Flash Fiction Prize Winners

February 18, 2019
2018 RW Short Story Prize and RW Flash Fiction Results We are delighted to be able to reveal the winners of the 2018 RW Short Story Prize and RW Flash Fiction Prize. Our thanks go to the judges, Paul McVeigh, for choosing the short story winners and Kathy Fish for choosing the flash fiction. Huge

Best Small Fictions Nominations 2019

February 1, 2019
Best Small Fictions Nominations 2019 We are very proud indeed to be publishing so much good work through our competitions and small press. We think they are all great but could only pick five for this so have nominated the following stories and writers that we published in 2018 for the Sonder Press

Running Away Themed Flash Longlist

January 31, 2019
Many thanks to all the writers who sent in stories for this contest. We received 101 entries and have 30 stories on the longlist below. Congratulations to all the authors whose stories made it through this first round. Judging is still anonymous so only the story titles are shown here now. We will