Congratulations again to all of the shortlisted authors. Here are the winners!
In the Aftermath of a Supernova by Eleanor Luke
Why we chose it: This has such beautiful imagery whilst looking at a dark and complex theme, and ends with such a startling sentence.
Second Prize Winner: Words From a Time Traveller by Glyn Matthews
Why we chose it: There are some lovely sensory elements to the description that made us feel part of the story. We heard that whistle and feel like it took us on a journey.
People’s Prize Winner: Tinder Encounters of the Fully Disclosed Kind by Jeff Taylor
Diorama of a Better Little Life by Emily Macdonald – Read it here
Molly’s Memories of Her Shrinking Father by Sarah Barnett – Read it here
Tiny Hands by Claire Schön – Read it here
Wind-trackers by Jean Cooper Moran – Read it here
Miss Lacey by Caleb Bouchard – Read it here
What the Fisherman Knows About the Oceanographer by Sam Payne – Read it here
Eleanor and Glyn win the cash prizes, and Jeff wins a recording ticket to our September flash fiction festival .
Well done to everyone!
We’ll be back with the next Monthly Micro prompt on 4th July – the last one before our summer break!