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Sandstone Short Fiction Competition – the Longlist!

Our short fiction competition attracted a wonderful range of varied and creative entries – thanks very much to everyone who took part.

Today we are delighted to reveal the longlist:

A Cat Among the Pigeons

The Cave of Curious Counsel

English Practice

An Epidemic of Kindness [redacted]

Helen and the Green Man

Lockdown in Squirrel Lodge

Mosquito Hawk Graveyard


Some Kind of Bug

To Swing Free

The Watcher

You Are Not Alone

If you see your story here, many, many congratulations! Feel free to share that you’ve made the longlist but please don’t identify your story until we announce the winner and runners-up in a few days’ time.

Dan Brotzel

Dan Brotzel