KYSO Flash
Knock-Your-Socks-Off Art and Literature
“Flash isn’t a fad, it’s an art; and while I hope people can have fun with it, its pursuit should still be taken seriously.”
— Tara L. Masih, editor of Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Fiction
Update: Fall 2015 /
Spring 2016

2016 Best Small Fictions Nominations

KYSO Flash is pleased to announce the nomination of five works (published during calendar year 2015) for the second annual Best Small Fictions Anthology:


Haibun Story:

Prose Poem:

BSF winners and finalists were announced in March 2016, and the anthology will be published in October by Queen’s Ferry Press.

* Results: Three BSF 2016 Finalists from KYSO Flash:

 “Carnivores” by Janey Skinner (published in Issue 4 of KYSO Flash online, aka KF-4) was one of 45 winning works selected by Guest Editor Stuart Dybek for the 2016 anthology.

 Paddy the Albino by Katey Schultz (from KF-4 online) and The Current Situation by Bob Lucky (from the KYSO Flash Anthology of Haibun and Tanka Forms 2015) were nominated for BSF by outside editors and later selected as two of the 56 finalists.

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