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Read the winning story from Dragonfly Tea's Flash Fiction Competition

October 27 2015

Swirling Mist

We are very pleased to share the winning entry from our Short Story Flash Fiction Competition in association with the Henley Literary Festival 2015.  

Swirling Mist was written by Jane Healey and won first place in the Flash Fiction category at this year's event. The story was selected by a panel of expert judges including Jojo Moyes, the award-winning author of Me Before You; Helen Lederer, the comedian, writer and actress; Sandra Parsons, Literary Editor at the Daily Mail; and Charlie and Lola creator Lauren Child. 

Click the story title below to read;  

The rabbit is between your breasts, the doves tucked into the cup of each hand, and the dog huddled under your knees, lifting you up like a litter in this cramped space. The cupboard door is bolted from the inside. Another thump on the front door of your apartment shakes the building...

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