Flash Fiction Contest

Meet the Winners!

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Thank you to everyone who submitted! We can’t wait for you to read these tiny + incredible stories. The winning writer will be awarded $2000 and publication on PEN America’s website and then later reprinted in The Masters Review for our archive. Second and third place will be awarded $200 and $100, respectively, as well as publication in The Masters Review. All stories listed will receive publication and all three winners will be recognized in a special issue of Poets & Writers magazine. Stay tuned for five incredible stories, available here starting next Friday.

Winner:
“Out and Out” by Latifa Ayad

Second Place Story:
“Lions in The House” by Beejay Silcox

Third Place Story:
“The Grocery Store Miracle” Mahreen Sohail

Honorable Mentions:
“Road Trip” by Rachel Attias
“Balter Cafe” by Elle Flythe


Author Rights

We purchase first serial rights for three months after publication, at which point all rights revert back to the author. Any reprints during that time are welcome, we simply ask for permission and acknowledgement.