Thank you to all the writers who shared their short stories with us and our esteemed fiction judge, Catherine Hernandez! Here are eight longlisted short stories from this year’s contest.

Thank you to all the writers who shared their short stories with us and our esteemed fiction judge, Catherine Hernandez! Here are eight longlisted short stories from this year’s contest. 

Room‘s 2019 Fiction Contest: The Longlist

“End Times” by Malka Gould
“If I Was a Bird” by Kern Windwraith
“Missy Whynaught + Feet Guy” by Elizabeth Ball
“Opening” by Carmina Ravanera
“Pieces of Me” by Kirsten Bligh
“The Griffin’s Wife” by Savanna Scott Leslie
“The Last Place You Look” by Síle Englert
“Three Days Running” by Megan Beadle

 

We can’t wait to share the shortlist and winners with you. In the meantime, check out our 2019 Creative Non-Fiction Contest, open until June 2019.