We are thrilled to announce our short-list for the winter Oxford Flash Fiction Prize 2023.
If your story is listed, please do not identify which story belongs to you, as the judges are hard at work making their decisions.
SHORT LISTED STORIES
- 2 Albyn Place
- A taste of honey
- After that it was all downhill
- All the cunning weapons of a ninja
- Along sectarian lines
- Baby chick flutters on the asphalt
- City rat
- Emergency contact
- End of the road
- Hands and voices
- Happy little accidents
- His newest and most pristine copy
- Honeymoon on Lake Constance with Virginia Woolf
- In all its haunting
- Love lessons from a chameleon
- Magic bloody mountain
- Mara grass
- Popman’s bin
- Roadside healing
- Shipping forecast
- Sound-proof room
- The capitalists
- The last cigarette in Los Angeles
- The price of fish
- The shark
- The things my sister gave me
- The usual
- Thin ice
- Tiger mum
Congratulations to everyone on the list who will be awarded publication and either a year of Art & Flash workshops, or a four-week workshop called Dust Off Those Drafts with The Flash Cabin. They will get four weeks of feedback exchange and story revision (includes 20 revision exercises & 20 study stories) with Anika Carpenter.
In the next week or two, we will be announcing our winners. So watch this space!
We have exciting news for our next competition, which will be opening on the 1 June 2023. So if you don’t find yourself on this list, we hope you’ll try again in our next competition and keep crafting.