May 2020 Micro Fiction: Results

The results are in for May’s Micro Fiction Competition… Thank you to everyone who entered and voted; this month, we received a total of 414 votes!

Winner: 17 Albert Street by Kathryn Aldridge-Morris

Kathryn Aldridge-Morris is a freelance writer in the field of educational publishing. Her creative writing appears in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual 2020, the Bath Flash Fiction anthology (TBP 2020), Retreat West, Paris Lit Up, and the anthology ‘From Syria with Love’ (Indie Books).

Kathryn shared: ‘I’d like to dedicate my win to my lovely mum who died on Sunday, and will be donating the prize money to a cancer charity in her memory.’ What a wonderful idea; we’re thinking of you and your family, Kathryn.

Second place: Walls by Amy O’Neil

Amy O’Neil is an emerging writer living in Brighton with her partner and two children, currently working on her first novel. Her stories have been shortlisted for the Fish Short Story Prize, highly commended in Glimmer Train’s Family Matters competition, recommended in LISP flash fiction competition, won Curtis Brown’s #WriteCBC flash competition, and shortlisted for Retreat West’s ‘Fire’ themed competition and won Mslexia’s Little Ms microfiction competition.
Congratulations to our winners!
Head over to our Flash Fiction section to read their pieces. Plus: next month’s Micro Fiction Competition launches on 1st June, so head over to our Competitions page then to get involved.

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