We are excited to announce that Nick Sansone is the winner of the Brattleboro Literary Festival Flash Fiction Contest, hosted by SmokeLong Quarterly. Nick’s story “Any Other Name” was chosen by judge Pamela Painter as the winner of the contest. The story will appear in the September issue of SmokeLong Quarterly (Issue 45) and Nick is invited to read at the Brattleboro Literary Festival’s flash fiction reading on October 4 in Brattleboro, VT, along with Pamela Painter, Tara Laskowski, Jeffrey Friedman, Leslie Jamison, Ann Hood and Tim Horvath.
He will also receive a copy of SmokeLong Quarterly: The Best of the First Ten Years.
Nick Sansone received his MFA from Emerson College. His stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Gargoyle, the Los Angeles Review, the Minnesota Review, and elsewhere. He lives in Massachusetts.