Read the Winners of the 2018 Atticus Review Flash Fiction Contest!


We’re thrilled to bring you the winners of the 2018 Atticus Review Flash Fiction Contest! Thank you to everyone who entered, and to our judge, Mary Miller.

You can read the winning entries and learn more about the authors by clicking the titles below.

First Prize:

One Hundred Fifty” by Susan Segal

One Hundred Fifty

Second Prize:

No One’s Watching” by Melissa Ragsly

No One's Watching

Third Prize:

La Cuenta, por favor” by Dean Gessie

La Cuenta, por favor

Honorable Mention:

Golconda” by Melissa Goode


The winning pieces were selected blindly from a pool of finalists.

About the judge:
Mary Miller
 is the author of two collections of short stories, Big World and Always Happy Hour, as well as a novel, The Last Days of California. Her fiction has appeared in the Oxford American, Norton’s Seagull Book of Stories, McSweeney’s Quarterly, American Short Fiction, Mississippi Review, and forthcoming in The Paris Review. She is a former James Michener Fellow in Fiction at the University of Texas and John and Renée Grisham Writer-in-Residence at Ole Miss.

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Atticus Review is a weekly online journal that publishes stories, poems, flash prose, creative nonfiction, mixed media, book reviews, and other genre-busting words of wisdom and interactive literary whimsy.

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