Micro fiction competition: August winners

Thank you to everyone who entered this month’s Micro Fiction Competition — and huge congratulations to our two winners! First place takes home £111, and second place wins £76. Both winning stories will be published in the Flash Fiction section of our website, too.

Winner: Longitudinal by Jordan Harrison-Twist

Jordan Harrison-Twist is a writer and editor based in Manchester, UK. His essays have appeared in 3:AM Magazine, The Double Negative, iiii Magazine, and Corridor8. He has been twice longlisted in Retreat West’s micro fiction competition, and once longlisted in the Reflex Press flash fiction competition. His story, Plethora, will appear in an anthology published by Comma Press later this year.

Second place: A Serious Threat to Life by Denny Jace

Denny Jace has been writing since June 2019. She writes Flash Fiction and Short Stories and is building up to her first novel. She lives in Shropshire with her husband and two (grown up) children. Most of her days are spent reading her stories to Maude and Stanley, her two faithful dogs.

Her stories have been highly commended, Winner of Retreat West Micro Flash Fiction 2020, runner up in Lightbox Originals and published in Ellipsis Zine, Capsule Stories and Cabinet of Heed.

Twitter: @dennyjace