Results of the 2021 Dreamers Flash Contest
Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Dreamers Flash Fiction and Nonfiction Contest.
There were so many incredible stories this year. In particular, the caliber of the nonfiction stories we received was especially high, as is reflected in the below results. We just love the emotional punch that comes from a good flash nonfiction story!
Now without further ado, here are the 2021 results:
Nonfiction by Mary Jumbelic
In the morning, Amina’s face felt cool and Nejra thought the fever had broken. But there was no breath, no heart beating in the thin chest. Then Nejra screamed a primal sound that woke Munir and the entire house of aunts, uncles, and nephews.
A Chunk of Ice Tumbling in a Thunderstorm
Nonfiction by Adam Fout
I come to in an ambulance, pain like God carving his symbol in my skull. NARCAN, but I swear to you they injected it into my femur with a sword.
Dislodging the Hook
Nonfiction by Ery Caswell
The closer the fish struggled to shore, hopping up in strained splashes, another color swirled in the murk of the water. A gentle streak of crimson trailed behind the fish, something like a comet’s tail.
Death and the Symphony
Nonfiction by Ann Fischer
Nonfiction by Jenny Zeller
Nonfiction by Sol Jacobs
Fiction by Dan Reilly
Nonfiction by Jonathan Saucedo
Congratulations to all the winners, and thank you to everyone who entered the contest!
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