The longlist is here! Here are the thirteen longlisted pieces from our 2022 Short Forms Contest, which closed back in November.
Room Magazine 2022 Short Forms Contest: The Longlist
Bookmarks Tab, by Sadie McCarney
On Wings, by Danica Longair
Foxholes, by Tina Wayland
The Chipmunk, by Dawn Miller
Wayward, by Chanel Sutherland
I found a place where time stands still, by Amanda Proctor
Once Upon a Time, by Victoria McIntyre
Twelve Steps to Indignity, by Candace Webb
You Should Know, by Dorryce Smelts
A Void is a Ghost, by ViNa Nguyen
Shoulders, by Isra Siddiqui
Would the Comma be Blue, by Tea Gerbeza
We are All Mathematicians, by Moni Brar
A big thank you to our Room readers for narrowing down the many excellent submissions to this year’s contest: these works are now up for consideration by our judge, Alix Ohlin! Keep an eye out for the Shortlist and the Winners, which will be announced in the coming days. A big congratulations to these 13 writers, and a big thank you to all those who submitted.