2011 Unbound Press Flash Fiction Award

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2011 Unbound Press Flash Fiction Award
Please join me in congratulating the winners of the

2011 Unbound Press Flash Fiction Award
We’d like to offer a special thanks to our wonderful guest judge: Laura Marney.

1st Place
Vivien Jones
Sorting Office
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2nd Place
Steven Levery
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3rd Place
Chris Sharratt
Big Society
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Amy Ralston – Spring Cleaning
Erika Byrnes – Getting Mexico
Patrick Sung – Nighttime in Tobita-Shinchi
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Honorable Mention:

Rachael Claye – Family
Ross Stewart – Let Good Digestion Wait on Appetite
Heather Reid – Crow Baby
Dorothy Fryd – Fine Art
Seif El Rashidi – Absence
Sarah Wright – Squab
Caroline Greene – Trompe l’oeil
Alan Gillespie – Rab’s Pub
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The winning and shortlisted entries will appear in our annual print anthology due for publication November, 2011. Honorable Mentions will appear in
Spilling Ink Review: Issue 6 (pending author agreement).

Thank you to all who participated in the Short Fiction Award.

Follow these links if you’d like to know more about future Unbound Press Awards and Spilling Ink Prizes (including our upcoming Best Novel Prize, closing September 1st and Fiction Prize, closing October 1st – our high ‘purse’ yet – £875 in prizes).

Guest Judge: Laura Marney

Laura Marney is the author of numerous short stories and four novels: No Wonder I Take a Drink, Nobody Loves a Ginger Baby, Only Strange People Go to Church and My Best Friend has Issues. She also writes for stage, radio and television. She is a member of the Glasgow G7 group of writers which includes Alan Bissett, Nick Brookes, Rodge Glass, Alison Miller, Zoë Strachan and Louise Welsh. Originally brought up in Glasgow, Laura now teaches at the University of Glasgow’s prestigious Creative Writing Programme.