Fiction Contest 2021: The Longlist

The time has come for us to share the longlisted pieces from our 2021 Fiction Contest. Congratulations to the following thirteen writers, and thank you to all those who submitted their work!

Chitlin, by Chloe Copti
Love with Responsibility, by Alana Rigby
Honeysuckle, by M. Denise Beaton
Of Dust, by N.B.
Last Night in Valencia, by Alice M. Chacon
Burn Day,
by Laura Plummer
Your Skinny Daddy, by Joya Guzmán
Locked Door, by VJ Hamilton
Every Night Like New Year’s,
by Justina Elias
STRUT,
by Ella Adkins
We Climbed Up Glaciers,
by Rayne Weinstein
Flight,
by Kimberley Alcock
Brett Lundy May or May Not Be Normal,
by Morgan Dick

We will be sharing the shortlist and winners over the next few weeks. If you’ve missed submitting to our contest this time around, our Poetry Contest, judged by Kama La Mackerel, is open now, until August 15th!

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