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Lucent Dreaming 2020 Flash Fiction Contest Winners Announcement

We are delighted to announce the three winners of our 2020 Flash Fiction Contest. The winning pieces will be published in issue 9 of Lucent Dreaming, TBR April 2021. 1st Place Kali Richmond, ‘Life Drawing’ Kali Richmond is a lapsed video artist attempting a closer to nature existence in the north of England. Her poetry and prose has featured in

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Lucent Dreaming 2020 Poetry and Short Story Contest Winners Announced!

After one of the toughest judging periods in our 3+ year history, we are proud to announce the winners of Lucent Dreaming’s 2020 Poetry and Short Story contests. Read the winning poems and short stories below, and in our upcoming 8th issue. Our winning pieces comprise the judges’ unforgettable favourites, often timely, some dark, and some that bring us close

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The Future of Lucent Dreaming Part 3: Book and Pamphlet Publishing

There’s some big news and exciting things to announce, so hold on to your hats: In our last Future of LD post we laid out a plan to retrospectively pay all our contributors. Give or take a few working days for banks to do their thing, we’re glad to share that we’ve now either paid or initiated payments to every

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Announcing our Pushcart Nominations

We’re delighted to share our Pushcart nominations from 2019 for 2020. We wish we could nominate all our published pieces, but as we can’t, here are six of our many favourites from 2019! ‘Force Mechanism’ by Aremu Adams Adebisi ‘The Rhythms of Anxiety’ by Ian Grosz ‘Baintsi’ by Madeleine Milligan ‘Threads of a soft language’ by Fatima Latif ‘The Virtual

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Enter our free poetry contest!

You are invited to Lucent Dreaming’s first ever poetry contest. We are looking for poems that reflect on the relationship between people and power, which may include topics like human rights, corruption, the environment, sexism, racism, activism, Brexit, law-making/law-breaking, free speech, bodily autonomy/integrity, politics, oligarchy, etc.

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Enter our first ever free-to-enter Flash Fiction Contest!

It’s finally here! You are invited to Lucent Dreaming’s first ever Flash Fiction Contest. It’s free to enter and you could win our coveted Lucent Dreaming merch, publication & an Amazon gift card! All stories will be considered for publication in our upcoming special flash fiction issue. Download the Lucent Dreaming Flash Fiction Contest PDF or scroll down for full details/rules/terms

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It’s here! Enter our Winter Short Story Contest – DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 14TH

Looking for a challenge? We want to read your best and brightest original short stories. We’re looking for character-focused stories, stories about hope, adventure and meaning. Our contest is free to enter and you could win an Amazon gift card, limited edition Lucent Dreaming merch and publication on our website. Your entry must be inspired by the prompt ‘Discovery’. Download

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