Sudden Fiction (1500 words max) Long List

Sudden Fiction (1500 words max): Long List (Top 20)

Top 20 Sudden Fiction Entries
(titles listed in no particular order)

Sunken Palace

The Book of Naps

Not For Maggie

The Painting

The Jar


The Halfman & The Catfish

The Door to Father’s Den

7 Ages of a Bathroom Cabinet

The Dish Ran Away With the Spoon

Outside Cafe Roussillon

Seven Seconds

Bread and Butter

Banquet Night

What Lurks Within

Plum Jam

Watercolor Lake

The Time it Takes to Fall Again

Hallucination at Dawn

A Brown Envelope

Congrats to the 20 writers who made the long-list. The overall standard of entries was fair. There were 124 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.