2018 Raven Short Story Contest Longlist

What a fantastic turnout for the Raven Short Story Contest! After long hours of reading and debating, we’re ready to release the longlist. Below in alphabetical order by author first name is the 2018 Raven Short Story Contest longlist!  Authors listed more than once have multiple stories under consideration.

The Longlist

Anneliese Schultz
Cheryl Wollner
Cindy Phan
Colin Thornton
David Roberts
Erin MacNair
Helen Richardson
Jeanine Manji
Jody Hadlock
K W George
Kate Felix
Kate Felix
Kim Clark
Kim Martins
KT Wagner
Leslie Wibberley
Margot Spronk
Mitchell Toews
Richard Arbib
Shanon Sinn
Stephanie Vernier

This was the biggest batch of raven submissions yet, and we wish to thank all authors who submitted. Good luck to the longlisted authors in the coming week as we prepare to release the shortlist!

Upcoming Contests and Openings

While you wait, why not polish up some more short stories for submissions?  We will be opening for short fiction from November 1st – 15th, and the Bumblebee Flash Fiction contest opens on New Year’s Day 2019!

And if you are busying yourself with NaNoWriMo this coming month, The Writer’s Friend and Confidante is just the supportive and companionable guide to keep you on track all month long … and beyond.

Only $10, and only available during NaNoWriMo!



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