Poetry Shelf noticeboard: the 2019 National Flash Fiction Day Competition Short Lists

 

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2019 NFFD ADULT SHORT LIST

 

Breadcrumbs by Tom Adams, Wellington

Moving To Town by Tim Saunders, Palmerston North

Not a Vegetarian by Elena de Roo, Auckland

Over the Fields from Ballyturin House, 1921 by Rose Collins, Canterbury

Separated from That Which Cannot Be Separated by Craig Foltz, Auckland

T Is For Tiger by Tim Saunders, Palmerston North

The Beautiful Thing by Anna Granger, Whanganui

The Boat People by Jeff Taylor, Hamilton

The Museum of Curiosities and Natural History by Heather McQuillan, Christchurch

The sound a horse makes when it comes to drink at night by Wanda Barker, Hamilton

The Visitors by Anna Granger, Whanganui

Washing-up by Leeanne O’Brien, Auckland

 

 

2019 NFFD YOUTH SHORT LIST

Art is Dead by Lily Deuchars, Hagley College, Christchurch

Cleaning Clouds by Zoe Congalton, Year 9, Havelock North High School, Hawkes Bay

Five rules for liking girls when you are young and prone to heartbreak by Cybella Maffitt, Year 13, St. Cuthbert’s College, Auckland

Funeral hymn for a lost toy by Cybella Maffitt, by Cybella Maffitt, Year 13, St. Cuthbert’s College, Auckland

Gummy Bears by Hannah Daniell, Year 11, Cashmere High School, Christchurch

I Hope the Others Sang by Derrin Smith, Year 11, Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery, Christchurch

Il faut laisser aller le monde comme il va by Cybella Maffitt, Year 13, St. Cuthbert’s College, Auckland

No Need by Hannah Daniell, Year 11, Cashmere High School, Christchurch

Noisy Silence by Maia Ingoe, Gisborne, Year 13, Gisborne Girls’ High School, Gisborne

Psycho Steve by Simon Brown, Victoria University, Wellington

Taking Shape by Alice Hoerara-Hunt, St Peter Paul School, Lower Hutt

The Last Voyage by Sarah-Kate Simons, Year 10, home school, Southbridge, Canterbury,

Youth by Phoebe Robertson, Whangarei Girls’ High, Whangarei

 

Winning stories will be announced June 22 at the NFFD events around the country (find an event near you, here!), and the winners will be listed on this page.

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