Broken Bottles | Short Story by Victoria B. Willie

Broken Bottles “‘Bestie’, ‘bestie’, ‘bestie’. That’s how pant will shift and you will not know “. Uluoma said to her sister, Nina.  The latter smiled, fiddling with her phone. It was apparent the smile wasn’t for Uluoma but for the ‘bestie’ in question.  “Am I not talking to you, Nina?” Another smile. The chat was […]

The Export | Short Story by Ekeson Egwuonwu

THE EXPORT I actually didn’t know what Old Prof wanted from me. He helped me, fine. I know, but I hadn’t asked him to bundle me into his sentiments. On several attempts, he couldn’t allow me say a single word while we had conversation in front of a glowing fire, that stroke of the night. […]

Upcoming Short Story Contests (July – December)

UPCOMING SHORT STORY CONTESTS  The Moth International Short Prize Story is open to previously unpublished works of fiction up to 5000 words. The winner will receive €3000 and prizes for second and third place are also offered. Entries close on 30 June. Brighton Prize is a short fiction contest open to writers worldwide. Entries must […]

Call For Submission: 2018 Bristol Short Story Prize

The 2018 Bristol Short Story Prize is open for entries. The competition is open to all writers around the world whether published or unpublished, UK or non-UK based. 20 stories will be shortlisted and published in Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 11. The winner and 2 runners up will be selected from the shortlist and announced at […]