Short Story (8000 words max) Long List

Short Story (8000 words max): Long List

Top 20 Short StoryEntries
(titles listed in no particular order)

One Last Mad Chance

The Two Things Bassie Knows


Saturday Afternoon in the Museum of Thought

Arguing With Trains

Dick & George

The Milky Way


A Visitation of Glory


The Claim

The Illusion

Every Good Tree

Demons & Moneys

A Resurrection in Soap

Renewable Guy

Best of Three

Birth Mother


Bowie on Amsterdam

Congrats to the 20 writers who made the long list. The overall standard of entries was good. There were 138 entries in total (including Bursary and 50% Discounted categories).

The announcement of the shortlist of 10 will happen on the News page next week. So, pop back to see which stories made the cut. 

The NEW Plaza Flash Fiction Prize (1000 words max) is open to enter. Judged by the brilliant David Gaffney. 1st prize: £1,000. Deadline: 31st March 2024.