HISSAC Highlands and Islands Short Story Association and Writing Competition

2017 Longlists

A huge thank you to all our 2017 entrants. It has been a pleasure to read your work.
As always, the standard has been high and the content a constant surprise.

Here are our longlisters.


FLASH FICTION LONGLIST 2017

Stephanie HuttonA Hunger That Can't Be Undone
E.RoseAll-nighter
Stephanie HuttonAspects of my Father
Rachel HorsburghCocooned
Lyndsay WebleCrowbar
Jacqueline WinnCurve
Kim McMahonEn Suite
Karen JonesLetting Go
Douglas BrutonLil, Angry as Sack-shook Wasps Sometimes
Rosamund DaviesLove Eternal
Rob McInroyMan Walks into a Bar
Tracy Lee-NewmanSoloing, Andalusia
Douglas BrutonThe Grief that is Ruth's
Jez HodesdonWormhole
Tony OswickYour Medusa Mind





SHORT STORY LONGLIST 2017

Mike CorbettA Fate like Gallus'
Hanna AliBloated
Lindsay FisherCuckoos and Shakespeare and Shit
E.RoseDescending
Roland MilesFlight
Rachel HorsburghHarvesting the Albatross
Sharon BoyleHere Lie the Discords
Paul BarnettInto the Big Mystery
Helen de BurcaJigsaw and Clown
Chloe TurnerLobster Scissors
Eva LambertMono-bloody-logue
Kathy HoyleNancy
Redfern Jon BarrettRafiq Cooks
John WhitehouseTelling the Truth about Him
Scott GordonThe Flight
Sherry MorrisThe Luck of the Larkers
Mandy HugginsThe Next and Final Stop
William HillierThe Protected Species
Kathy MansfieldThe Sunset Cruise
Kathy HoyleUnsung Heroes
Kathryn BurkeWake-up Call