Short Fiction

Welcome to the Short Fiction page.

We are currently CLOSED to general short story submissions. Please click on the ‘Submission’ link above in the menu for further details.

We also run quarterly Flash Fiction competitions which run on a rolling basis in spring, summer, autumn, and winter, all with a minimum £550 prize fund. Please use the menu above to learn more.

Paola Ferrante Flash Fiction

Flash Fiction: ‘In Defence’ by Paola Ferrante

Paola Ferrante’s poetry and fiction have appeared, or are forthcoming, in The Eyewear Review, The Fiddlehead, The Puritan, Carte Blanche, Minola Review, New Poetry, Overland, The /tƐmz/ Review, Geometry and Third Point Press. Her poetry has been long listed for…
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Cheryl Pearson short story online

Short Story: ‘Skin’ by Cheryl Pearson

Cheryl Pearson lives in Manchester. Her poems have appeared in publications including The Guardian, Southword, Poetry NorthWest, and Frontier. Her fiction has been published or is forthcoming at Confingo, Spelk, and Fictive Dream. She was Highly Commended in the Costa Short Story Awards 2017,…
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Short Story by Rachel Smart

Short Story: ‘Phenomenon’ by Rachael Smart

Rachael Smart has a thing about words. Recent work has been published at Ink, Sweat and Tears, Prole, and Coast to Coast to Coast. She has an MA in Creative Writing from The University of Nottingham and is thigh-deep in a hybrid collection about discontinued lipsticks. Rachael writes…
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A Short Story by Susanne Stich

Short Story: ‘Aubergine’ by Susanne Stich

Susanne Stich was born in Nürnberg, Germany, and is based in the Northwest of Ireland. Her short stories have appeared in The Stinging Fly, Ambit, The Incubator and many other magazines. She is a finalist of the 2018 IWC Novel Fair with her first novel. She…
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Flash Fiction by Elisabeth Ingram Wallace

Flash Fiction: ‘Space Hopped’ by Elisabeth Ingram Wallace

Elisabeth Ingram Wallace lives in Scotland, and her writing is published in SmokeLong Quarterly, Atticus Review, Flash Frontier, and the Bath Flash Fiction Award anthologies. A finalist for The Best Small Fictions 2018, she has a Scottish Book Trust ‘New Writers Award’,…
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Flash Fiction by David O'Dwyer

Flash Fiction: ‘A Keeper’ by David O’Dwyer

David O’Dwyer lives in Dublin, Ireland, with his partner Helen and three daughters. He works in the Centre for Safety and Health at Work in University College Dublin (UCD). His short stories have appeared in Cadena magazine, the Migrating Minds…
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