Flash Mentoring Contest 2023 Shortlist

Well done again to everyone that made the longlist for this competition. It’s been really really hard to whittle it down to a shortlist as all of the stories are great! Congrats to the writers of the following flash fictions who are now shortlisted!


  • A City Break
  • A Cloth of Water
  • Crossing
  • Fillings
  • Hands
  • Moon Bearer
  • Smell of Water
  • When the Calamity Did Not Come

We’ll be announcing the winners as soon as we can. Good for the next round everyone!