Anton Chekhov

Editor's Note

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.

November 11, 2018

Special Issue: Anton Chekhov Prize for Very Short Fiction 2018


Winner: Ten Months with Octopus by Angela Readman

Second Place: She Said Her Favourite Colour Was Haddock by Elisabeth Ingram Wallace

Third Place: Anastasia, My Broken Bird by Claire Guyton


Charred by Andrew Stancek

Cistern by Niamh MacCabe

Hunger by Leanne Radojkovich

The Crawl Space 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

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