Just finished reading some 800 stories entered in the Gemini Magazine Flash Fiction Contest. We’re exhausted but enriched! Read results in our October issue www.gemini-magazine.com.
First place ($1,000 prize): “Lines of Force” by S.J. Cahill
In his quest for artistic perfection, a photographer dehumanizes his model-girlfriend.
Second Place ($100 prize): “The Synchronous City” by Micah Herzog Stack
A wild ride through the streets of New Orleans fueled by one dude’s obsession with The Police’s best selling album.
Honorable mentions go to Elizabeth Barton, Maija Rhee Devine, Gloria Nixon-John and Kelley Gregg.
This marks the first fiction publication for three of the six winners: Cahill, Stack and Gregg.
Also in this issue, Michael A. Kechula’s colorful review of Somewhere To Turn, a flash fiction collection by Linda Courtland.
And check out poets Jim Bennett and Joe Farley poking fun at religion and the value of words.
CALL FOR ENTRIES:
Deadline for the Poetry Open: www.gemini-magazine.com/poetryopen.html ($1,000 grand prize) is December 31.