We are pleased to announce the winners of our Fall 2018 contest!
We opened to contest submissions in Nonfiction and Flash Prose in September through November, under the theme, DESIRE. We had Finalist Judge Jo Ann Beard judging Nonfiction, and Finalist Judge Nicole Walker, judging Flash Prose.
And now, the winners!
The flaring circle of her skirt is the unseen net of a spider’s web and your feet are glued to the floor, your tongue tangled in the stickiness of the threads, unable to utter a sound―unable to do anything but vibrate in the vain attempt to free your wings.
The tooth fairy was so sorry to have disappointed Micah, the note said; belief in another being was one of the last sacred things, and the tooth fairy hoped she had not damaged Micah’s in her.
This Spring, we’re tackling doubt in its many forms and how we go about expressing it in our forthcoming issue 76. Our fiction and poetry contest is now open, and we are pleased to announce our judges for the contest. R.O. Kwon Fiction Contest Judge R.O. Kwon’s nationally bestselling first novel, The Incendiaries, was published in
Issue 76 (“Doubt”): Submit Now January 25 – March 15 For Issue 76, we seek work that shows us doubt in its many forms and how we go about expressing it. This call is two-fold: Fiction and poetry contest submissions. See announcement of judges here. Non-contest submissions, in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and flash prose Remember
We buried him out in the oilfields, where the wells thrum up and down in a steady metronomal pulse. We buried him in the clothes he wore. Into the grave we threw the gun, the sheet we wrapped him in, his passport, his collection of lepidoptera, shards of bathroom tile.