Candles

2022 FLASH FICTION CONTEST

Tree rings
Bamboo root

Second Place: BAMBOO SOUP
by Kevin Wranovix

Frozen lake

Third Place: NEBULA
by Sarah Sousa

MIXED MEDIA

DREAM HOUSE by Therese Gleason

DREAM HOUSE
by Therese Gleason

DEAR JOHNNY CASH by P Johnston & C.H. Morgan

DEAR JOHNNY CASH
by P Johnston & C.H. Morgan

THE LOW GRUMBLE OF THUNDER by Hosho McCreesh

CREATIVE NONFICTION

LE PUY
by Jesse Lee Kercheval

IN UTERO
by Elissa Lash

IF NOT LOVE by Rachel M. Hanson

IF NOT LOVE
by Rachel M. Hanson

FOUR IMPRESSIONS by Jack Christian

FOUR IMPRESSIONS
by Jack Christian

POETRY

AVIMANCY by Tina Kelley

AVIMANCY
by Tina Kelley

ALL SAINT'S DAY by Robbie Gamble

ALL SAINT’S DAY
by Robbie Gamble

BROKEN by Betsy Bolton

BROKEN
by Betsy Bolton

SQUATTING by James Swansbrough

SQUATTING
by James Swansbrough

BLAME by Robbie Gamble

BLAME
by Robbie Gamble

CHANGING by Lynn Pattison

CHANGING
by Lynn Pattison

INFUSION by Sheleen McElhinney

INFUSION
by Sheleen McElhinney

FICTION

Broken glass

FLIGHT
by Simo Tchokni

Basketball hoop

STARFISH
by Luke Tennis

dollar store sign

TWO STORIES
by Christine Chen

Pieces in the game Clue

CANDLESTICK PREOCCUPATION
by Claudia Monpere

red bicycle

POPCORN BANK
by Guy Biederman

Wildfire smoke

THE GIANT’S DAUGHTER
by Faith Merino

Anchor tattoo

AN ANCHOR TO DROWN THE WORLD
by Mario Aliberto III

Moth

THE SACRAMENT
by Kristie Smeltzer

Iron rods

TAKE SHAPE
by Cole Chamberlain