September Monthly Micro Winners

Congratulations again to all of the shortlisted authors. Here are the winners!

The Scarcity of Calcium in a Drought by Joyce Ann Wheatley

Why we chose it: A really evocative take on the theme with striking imagery and beautiful language choices

Second Prize Winner: The Boating Lake by Lucy Goldring

Why we chose it: We enjoyed the contrast between the seemingly carefree narrator and the catastrophic environmental background

People’s Prize Winner: X-Rated X-Tinction by Kate Axeford

Shortlisted Stories

Emily Regrets Taking Her Gran’s Good Coat to Be Dry Cleaned by Alison Wassell – Read it here

What We Saved From The Flood by Steven Patchett – Read it here

Snapshots From A Daylight Robbery by Vijayalakshmi Sridhar – Read it here

Nothing Unusual by Maureen Taylor – Read it here

Confetti by Eleanor Luke – Read it here

No More Clowning by Frances Gapper – Read it here

Joyce Ann and Lucy win the cash prizes, and Kate wins feedback on flash fiction stories up to 1000 words

Well done to everyone!

We’ll be back with the next Monthly Micro prompt on 3rd October