March 2023 Monthly Micro Longlist

Many thanks to everyone who sent a SEASON inspired story this month. We received 92 entries so the prize money is £96 for first place and £64 for second.

Well done to the writers of the following stories (no telling which is yours though!) who have made our longlist.

Longlisted Stories

  • 10 by 9 feet
  • A Matter of Taste
  • Abalone Season
  • Advice To A 1950s Bride
  • Borrowed Time
  • Chill
  • Dorothy Couldn’t Believe Spring had Sprung on Thursday at 3.46pm
  • Granny Square, 100 Stitches
  • In a caravan by the riverbank, an old woman contemplates determinism vs free will
  • Isaac Newton’s apple tree remembers
  • Kin/d/ling
  • Lambing, Shearing, Branding
  • November 2059
  • Open Season
  • Planetary Motion
  • Shedding
  • Strange Fruit
  • The Palaeolithic Sculptor
  • The Significance of Spice
  • The Spice Rack was a Housewarming Gift
  • Tomorrow will be the first day of Spring

The shortlist will be online on Monday for voting for the People’s Prize.