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 various publications, most recently in The Utopia Project, Dreich and The Babel Tower. She came 1st in the Reflex Press Summer ’20 flash fiction competition. 

2nd Place

Tithi Mukherjee, ‘She Was’

Tithi M, born in India and raised all over it. Double Masters in English Literature and forever indebted to words. Not a morning person, makes better food than life decisions. Potterhead, dabbles in music and forever in love with vagrant clouds. Currently, in pursuit of the end of the novel, she’s writing. You can find some of her other writings at: And for her life in story pictures, head over to her Instagram: @peskypixiepesternomi (

3rd Place

Richard Hooton, ‘X’

Born and brought up in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Richard Hooton studied English Literature at the University of Wolverhampton before becoming a journalist and communications officer. He has had several short stories published and has been listed in various competitions, including winning contests run by Segora, Artificium Magazine, Audio Arcadia, Henshaw Press and the Charroux Prize for Short Fiction. Richard lives in Mossley, near Manchester.

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