Short Fiction

Welcome to the Short Fiction page.

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

We also run quarterly Flash Fiction competitions which run on a rolling basis in spring, summer, autumn, and winter, all with a £550 prize fund.

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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Leonora Desar Flash Fiction

Flash Fiction: ‘Fire, Ocean’ by Leonora Desar

Leonora Desar’s writing can be found or is forthcoming in Passages North, River Styx, SmokeLong Quarterly, Harpur Palate,Hobart, and Quarter After Eight, among others. She recently won third place in River Styx‘s microfiction contest, and was a finalist/runner-up in Quarter After Eight‘s Robert J. DeMott Short Prose…
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Flash Fiction by Geoff Kronik

Flash Fiction: ‘Henry’s Turn’ by Geoff Kronik

Geoff Kronik has a degree from the Warren Wilson College MFA Program and his stories and essays have appeared in Blood Orange Review, Salamander, SmokeLong Quarterly, The Common Online, the Boston Globe and elsewhere. He reviews fiction and non-fiction for Colorado Review and has received a fellowship from…
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Leonora Desar Flash Fiction

Flash Fiction: ‘Sunday Drives to See My Grandma’ by Leonora Desar

Leonora Desar’s writing can be found or is forthcoming in Passages North, River Styx, SmokeLong Quarterly, Harpur Palate,Hobart, and Quarter After Eight, among others. She recently won third place in River Styx‘s microfiction contest, and was a finalist/runner-up in Quarter After Eight‘s Robert J. DeMott Short Prose…
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Jack Fisher with TSS Publishing

Short Story: ‘Passing Through’ by Jack Fisher

Jack Fisher lives in Manchester with his partner and a cat named Lester. He (Jack, not the cat) writes short stories, and is currently hacking his way through the undergrowth of a half-completed novel. He is a chemical engineer by training…
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TSS portrait Ren Watson Flash Fiction

Flash Fiction: ‘Hot Pink’ by Ren Watson

Ren Watson is a scientist and short fiction writer. Her work has appeared in various publications including Brittle Star, The Fiction Desk, Tears in the Fence and The Pygmy Giant. She lives in Manchester where she is working on a…
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