Amina Gautier’s story “Persophone” was selected as the first place winner in the 54th New Millennium Award for Flash Fiction contest. Gautier will receive $1,000 and publication both online and in print.
Here’s a taste:
How his hand came up to meet mine, breaking through the dense, rich soil, cupping the roots and bulb of the narcissus, while I clasped its roots and stem. How my companions scampered across the meadow, gathering bouquets, unseeing, unmindful, never noticing me kneeling beside the plucked flower, knee-sunk in that fertile earth and striving to see what lay beneath.
Read the rest at New Millennium Writings: “PERSEPHONE”