by C.G. Menon
Winner of the Bare Fiction Prize for Short Story 2016
“Excited, Shalini?” Dilip shifts up a gear and all the ghosts crowded into the back seat rock together and nod their in... Read More...
by Peter Jordan
Winner of the Bare Fiction Prize for Flash Fiction 2016
Following an argument with my wife I’ve booked myself into this hotel. The room is booked for two nights; I may stay l... Read More...
by Gaia Holmes
First Prize in the Bare Fiction Prize for Poetry 2016
It’s a dull, wet
from the dead tonight
and we have used up
all our candles.
Today, al... Read More...
The Sea in Me
by Krishan Coupland
Winner of the Bare Fiction Prize for Short Story 2015
Sometimes in the bath I plunge my head under the water and will the scars on my neck to open wide like mout... Read More...
Hot down, cool up. Teaching my sister to dance.
by Astra Bloom
Winner of the Bare Fiction Prize for Poetry 2015
Hot down, cool up, that’s what I say to R when we’re dancing.
Go Marjorie! For a jok... Read More...
by Eleanor Hooker
Winner of the Bare Fiction Prize for Flash Fiction 2015
When Brother John lumbers into class on Monday morning, the boys sit straight at their desks. They measure his m... Read More...
Count the Words, Hold your Breath
by Aki Schilz
Winner of the Bare Fiction Prize for Flash Fiction 2014
You could be any one of my lovers: they all look the same when I’m lonely (count them).
I... Read More...
Ger Sheen and the Satanists
by David McGrath
Winner of the Bare Fiction Prize for Short Story 2014
Willy Byrne’s fuck-your-mother swagger was a swagger to mug you off, a swagger to warn were half a... Read More...
It's so exciting to get in touch with people to let them know that they've been chosen as a lucky competition winner to receive our upcoming launch issue of Bare Fiction Magazine. It's even more thril... Read More...