Wednesday, 12 June 2019

EYELANDS 2nd FLASH FICTION CONTEST / Results

Strange Days Books and Eyelands. gr announce the results of our 2nd international flash fiction contest

FIRST PRIZE
The Reminiscence Society - Henry Dreelan
UK

PRIZES (by submission order)
Brigids Mantle - Joanne Burke
United Kingdom
Super Heroes-Janet Thomas
Australia
Two Young Hearts - Susanne Kirchner
Austria

SPECIAL DISTINCTION (for writers U18)
The Sprite’s Dance – Lyla Stenson
Ireland

SHORT LISTED STORIES (by submission order)
Spring - Francesca Zanoni
Italy
The Tulip Queen at Number 17 -Liz Gwinnell
United Kingdom
Red - Róisín Leggett Bohan
Ireland
Equinox - Dreena Collins
United Kingdom
Bioluminiscencia - Alex Sinclair Lack
United Kingdom
A Dead Heat and Two Winner - Dean Gessie
Canada
Start of the Season-Denise Bayes
Spain
Clear Sighted -Val Ormrod
United Kingdom
Spring Enchanted- Zoe Rankin
New Zealand
Spring Incoming - Ana Paula Bottle Leon
U.K. /Mexico
Spring Magic - Nadee Gunasena
USA
Rebirth - Sue Jeong,
New Zealand
Hebe’s Gift - Sam Watts
Australia
Spring - Nellie English 
UK
A Fearful Symmetry -Brian MacReamoinn
UK
Spring Cleaning -Laura Muetzelfeldt
UK
Echos Below - Eve Moldovan
UK
That Old Red Couch - Steve Scholz
United States
Homecoming - Luke Beling
South African/ USA
The picture of the Sheep - Charles VenableUnited States


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First prize is a week’s holiday at Three Rock Resort, situated in Triopetra beach, one of the most magnificent places of Greece at the south coast of Crete island,) is a studio for 2 persons. Air tickets not included.
First prize winner can choose his/her preferred week of his/her stay in 2019 or 2020 except for the dates between July 1st – August 25th. .
The first prize winner have to make the choice of his /her staying till (at the latest) the end of the year 2019.
The three prize winners will get a free copy of the book with the winning stories of our contest & a certificate & a Greek handmade ceramic designed especially for the contest from the collection of Artifacts Clayart.
There is also another offer for the three prize winners: a week’s holiday at Three Rock Resort with a discount 50% off the regular cost (the offer is non obligatory).
All the shortlisted stories (number according to the submissions) will be published in an anthology. The book will be released through “Strange Days” publications and www.amazon.com in October, 2019.
All the shortlisted writers will also get a free copy of the book!
The anthology includes the first prize story translated to Greek.
All the shortlisted writers will have a special discount in case they will submit a book for the Eyelands Book Awards 2019 (25 instead of 35 $ / 22 instead of 30 euros)

congratulations to all!!