Lucent Dreaming 2022 Prize: Flash Fiction Longlist

We are excited to share this year’s Lucent Dreaming Prize Flash Fiction longlist, as selected by judge Matt Kendrick.

(In alphabetical order) Longlisted titles:

74 Seconds by Elle Symonds
Apocalypse Hen by JP Relph
Ceiling Projections for Late Stage Souperism by Rosaleen Lynch
Cooped Up Ain’t No Way to Live by Laura Belsey
Crone Days by Faye Brown
Despite His Broken Heart by Julia Ruth Smith
Find Shelter by JP Relph
Grant Me This Wish by Claire Schön
Living Between the Lines by Sarah Hills
Missing in Action by Denise Bayes
One Hundred and Thirty-Five Seconds by Philip Charter
Open Sentences by McGeish
Owl Spring by Karen Arnold
Pink Velvet by Heather Haigh
Pumpkin Anatomy by Jamie D Stacey
The East by Tegan Oldfield
The first time dusk falls by Charlotte Murray
The Inevitability of Peace by Jamie D Stacey
Three Pearls on a String by Ruby North
Underneath the Keyboard by Richard Hooton
What I Tell My Son When I Watch Him Through My Windscreen After Drop-off by Kathryn Aldridge-Morris
Where the Rainbow Waits by Kathy Hoyle

The winners will be announced at the end of August 2022. Longlists for the short story and poetry prize will be released later this month.

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