Flash Fiction Results

TSS Flash Fiction 400 Competition (spring, 2018)

Flash Fiction Results

We are pleased to announce the TSS Flash 400 winners for the summer competition. Flash Fictions have been listed alphabetically.

With thanks to all those who entered. We hope to read more of your work in the autumn competition.

Winners should be announced next Tuesday, 3rd July. 

Judges: Ingrid Jendrzejewski and Rupert Dastur

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TSS Flash 400 Winners

1st Place

‘Cubism’ by Adam Lock

2nd Place

‘Maria Belfiore’s Shoes’ by Emily Devane

3rd Place

‘What She Carried’ by Kevin Kissane

Highly Commended

‘Blame, a summary’ by Chloe Banks

‘In Defence’ by Paola Ferrante

‘Ugly Duckling’ by Shirley Golden

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TSS Flash 400 Shortlist

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A Ghost Story                                                                          Laure Van Rensburg

A lesson in shadow puppetry learned the difficult way                 Susmita Bhattacharya

A Mystery in Two Acts                                                              Lauren Mead

Blame, a summary                                                                  Chloe Banks

Cobnuts                                                                                  Sherri Turner

Cubism                                                                                   Adam Lock

Fight of the Century                                                                Chris Drew

Flying Not Falling                                                                    Marianne Holmes

Homecoming                                                                          Nicholas Petty

Homing Instinct                                                                      Lucy Beevor

In Defence                                                                              Paola Ferrante

Instrumental                                                                           Marilyn Messenger

Maria Belfiore’s Shoes                                                              Emily Devane

Midnight Sun                                                                          Clare Weze

Miscarriage                                                                             Katy Mullins

Ms Bordeleaux Goes to the Cinema                                           Sherry Morris

No-back-answered                                                                  Jan Kaneen

Other Fish                                                                               Leonora Desar

Some Girls are Not Meant to be Tamed                                      Gaynor Jones

Ugly Duckling                                                                          Shirley Golden

What She Carried                                                                    Kevin Kissane



 

 

TSS Flash 400 Longlist

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19,800 Hours                                                                          Emma  Naismith

A Crack in the Patio                                                                 Gillian Walker

A Ghost Story                                                                         Laure Van Rensburg

A lesson in shadow puppetry learned the difficult way                Susmita Bhattacharya

A Mystery in Two Acts                                                             Lauren Mead

Artefacts                                                                                Jonathan Bean

Blame, a summary                                                                 Chloe Banks

Blue Gum Creek                                                                      Bronwen Griffiths

Choose Your Own Rut                                                             Spencer Chou

Cobnuts                                                                                 Sherri Turner

Cubism                                                                                  Adam Lock

Elsa and the Heron                                                                 Nasim Marie Jafry

Fight of the Century                                                               Chris Drew

Flying Not Falling                                                                   Marianne Holmes

High Tide                                                                              Katharine Derrick

Homecoming                                                                         Nicholas Petty

Homing Instinct                                                                     Lucy Beevor

In Defence                                                                            Paola Ferrante

Instrumental                                                                         Marilyn Messenger

Kishu’s 13th Birthday Meal Plan                                               Anita Goveas

Maria Belfiore’s Shoes                                                             Emily Devane

Midnight Sun                                                                          Clare Weze

Miscarriage                                                                             Katy Mullins

Ms Bordeleaux Goes to the Cinema                                          Sherry Morris

No One’s Boyfriend                                                                 Leonora Desar

No-back-answered                                                                  Jan Kaneen

On Oxytocin                                                                            Sophie van Llewyn

Other Fish                                                                               Leonora Desar

Outsourcing                                                                             Elina Uotila

Over It                                                                                    Diane Simmons

Selena, Coming Out (At Last)                                                    Kerry Hood

Some Girls are Not Meant to be Tamed                                      Gaynor Jones

Sunset                                                                                    Richard Shury

Tattooed                                                                                 Adam Lock

The Day the Neighbourhood Sang                                             Gaynor Jones

The Last Thing on a Long List                                                   Eilise Norris

The Loneliness of Zou                                                              Jane Roberts

The Manual of Proper Lawn Care                                               Angela Readman

The Year We Stopped Going Every Year                                     Janelle Hardacre

Ugly Duckling                                                                          Shirley Golden

What She Carried                                                                    Kevin Kissane

 

 

 

 

 


Thank you to all those who entered. We received approximately 200 Flash Fiction entries for the summer competition. The shortlist of twenty will be announced within one seven days.

Meanwhile, the autumn international Flash 400 competition is now open for entries – details HERE.

 


The Judges

 

Ingrid Jendrzejewski studied creative writing at the University of Evansville, then physics at the University of Cambridge. Her work has been published in places like Passages North, The Los Angeles Review, The Conium Review,Jellyfish Review, and Flash Frontier, and she has won the Bath Flash Fiction Award and AROHO’s Orlando Prize for Flash Fiction among other competitions. Her short collection Things I Dream About When I’m Not Sleeping was a runner up for BFFA’s first Novella-in-Flash competition. Links to Ingrid’s work can be found at www.ingridj.com and she occasionally tweets @LunchOnTuesday.

 


Rupert Dastur is a writer, editor, and founding director of TSS Publishing. He studied English at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where he specialised in Modernism and the Short Story. He is Associate Editor at The Word Factory, a leading short story organisation based in London, and he has supported several short story projects and anthologies. Rupert’s own work has appeared in a number of places online and in print and he is currently working on his first novel.