Five on the Fifth Annual Short Fiction Contest

The 1st Five on the Fifth Annual Short Fiction Contest was a huge success! 

We received 97 submissions for the first year's contest. 

The 5 winning stories are as follows: 

  • 1st Place: Where It's Buried by Denise H. Long
  • 2nd Place: Miz Maddie's School for Fine Young Ladies by Linda Barbosa
  • 3rd Place: The Loneliness of Dogs by Donovan Swift
  • 4th Place: Stir by Laura Lovic-Lindsay
  • 5th Place: Bleach and Alcohol by Lara Connolly

The prizes for our 1st contest were as follows: 

  • 1st Place: $150 + publication in our November issue
  • 2nd Place: $100 + publication in our November issue
  • 3rd Place: $75 + publication in our November issue
  • 4th Place: $50 + publication in our November issue
  • 5th Place: $25 + publication in our November issue

Submissions for the 2nd Five on the Fifth Annual Short Fiction Contest will open in the Spring of 2017. Stay tuned!