The Hummingbird 2016 Shortlist

We’re pleased to announce the finalists of the 2016 Hummingbird Prize for Flash Fiction!

  • ‘Saturday in the Penthouse’ by Liana Jahan Imam
  • ‘Xuefei and his heart’  by   Rebecca Wurtz
  • ‘Funerals’ by Jamie Grove
  • ‘Refugee Circus’ by Stephen Frech
  • ‘Painted Nails’ by  Jenna Park
  • ‘Neighborhood Watch’ by Yasmina Madden
  • ‘In My Drawer’ by Patricia Berry
  • ‘Now You See It’  by Nancy Ludmerer
  • ‘Waiting’  by Jesse Sensibar
  • ‘Scathed’ by Holly Woodward
  • ‘In the Valley of the Sun’ by Gleah Powers
  • ‘Fall on Your Knees’ by Nancy Ludmerer
  • ‘Whale in the Park’ by Stephanie Vernier
  • ‘Chameleons’ by Curtis VanDonkelaar
  • ‘Better Watch Out’  by Anna Belkine
  • ‘Them Bones, Them Bones’ by Colin Thornton
  • ‘Wedding of the Junk Dealer’s Daughter’ by Jesse Sensibar

We tried to keep the list to 15, but these stories were all so good it would be too hard to leave any one of them off the shortlist.  Congratulations to these fine authors, and stay tuned for the announcement of the winner on Friday!

 

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