Gemini Flash Contest Results-October Issue: Poetry Contest Open

31 October 2010

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.

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