Anton Chekhov Prize Winner, Finalists, Honourable Mentions

Anton Chekhov Prize for Very Short Fiction Results, 2018

Judge Nuala O’Connor’s results have come in. The stories were read blind, so it is very exciting to unveil the names of the winners, finalists and honourable mentions! Thank you to everyone who entered and congratulation to all of the authors listed below! We will be publishing the winning 3 stories here at New Flash Fiction Review in early 2019.

Winners

WINNER: TEN MONTHS WITH OCTOPUS by Angela Readman

2nd Place : SHE SAID HER FAVOURITE COLOUR WAS HADDOCK by Elisabeth Ingram Wallace

3rd Place: ANASTASIA, MY BROKEN BIRD by Claire Guyton

Finalists

CHARRED by Andrew Stancek

CISTERN by Niamh MacCabe

HUNGER by Leanne Radojkovich

THE CRAWLSPACE by Leanne Radojkovich

THE LAMB WITH ELBOWS FOR KNEES by Hollie Richards

NO CREAM, NO SUGAR by Justin Herrmann

MALACHY by Niamh MacCabe

Honourable Mentions

Beneath the Pond by Kate Whitehead
I Am Fluent In Spine by Elisabeth Ingram Wallace
Joe D. Takes Measure by Frederick Ramey
Kessler keeps his clothes on at the party by Joyce Kline
New Ancient Husband by Frances Gapper
Plush Land by Jenny Stalter
Predictably (The Heart of the Matter) by Alice Hatcher
Shadow Box by Kim Henderson
Star of the Sea by Rachael Dunlop
Auf Liebe Eingestellt by Laton Carter
we shall all be raised by Brindi Joy