Best Microfiction success

A huge congratulations to the two takahē writers who’ve had work selected for inclusion in Best Microfiction 2020! And as always, thank you for choosing takahē as a home for your work.

Of our nominations, guest editor Michael Martone has cherry-picked:

Frankie’s story The Fish My Father Gave Me, from Atticus Review, has also won a spot in the anthology.

Best Microfiction, due out with Pelekinesis in April 2020, is a collection of the best English language stories under 400 words from around the world. This year’s anthology will also include some internationally acclaimed writers of the short form, including K M Elkes, Kathryn Kulpa, and Cathy Ulrich, among many others. Here’s the full list of the selected stories.



Best Small Fictions 2020

The takahē nominations for Best Small Fictions 2020 are:

A Good Match – Frankie McMillan

A New Fairy Tale – Allan Drew

Every V Her Feathers – Rachel J Fenton

One Out of the Hat – Frankie McMillan

The horses – Megan Kitching [print only, t95]

Congratulations to these wonderful writers, and all the very best of luck!

Image courtesy of Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections, AWN-19360617-51-1.