Our annual showcase of the best in flash fiction
The Ellipsis Zine Best Of (#EZBestOf) is open to any author of flash fiction, (1,000 words or fewer) published in the current year. Work must have been selected for publication by a lit mag, competition, anthology or collection. This can be in print or online but excludes work from personal websites and blogs. Work from publications and websites now closed will be considered. Please provide details.
Each nomination includes a maximum of three pieces, of flash, micro, non-fiction, or creative nonfiction, and can be submitted by writers and publishers. Only one nomination per person. Please do not nominate your own work.
Any work published between 1st January and 31st December of the current year can be nominated.
Nominations open 1st – 31st January of the following year, with a longlist and shortlist being published in March. Any nominations put forward outside of these dates will not be considered.
Each nomination should include the title, author, and link to the work. For work published in print, paste a copy of the text into the field provided and include a link to the publication.
We welcome anyone who does nominate, to publicise their nomination on social media. Please use the hashtag: #EZBestOfNom22
Nominations have three levels: EZBestOfNom22, EZBestOfLL22 and EZBestOfSL22. All longlist and shortlisted work will be listed and linked to from this website.
Nominations for 2022 have now closed. The complete list of nominations will be live here shortly: EZBestOfNom22