The 2021 Peter Hinchcliffe Short Fiction Award Longlist

The New Quarterly is pleased to announce the longlisted submissions to the 2021 Peter Hinchcliffe Short Fiction Award. The longlisted writers and their stories are as follows:

“The silence between footsteps”

by Kimberley Aslett


by Hilary Ball

“Fire Sign”

by Megan Callahan

“Mushroom Girl”

by Lizzie Derksen


by Rachel Deutsch

“The Last Time She Saw Charlie”

by Carol Hay


by Zilla Jones

“Morning Star”

by Chantel Lavoie

“Hang Dog Harry”

by MJ Malleck

“All is Her”

by Candice May

“On Ice, Skating”

by Andrea Reynolds 

“Time to Reset”

by Andrea Reynolds


by Alana Rigby

“Something Really Unbelievable”

by Nicole Smith

“The Cure”

by Michelle Spencer

“In the Garden”

by Alison Stevenson 

Stay tuned for the final lineup of winning pieces!