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Best of the Net 2024 —
SmokeLong’s Nominations

September 18, 2023

What a task it has been to choose only four narratives from such a brilliant year of publishing. One choice, however, was easy: the grand prize winner of The SmokeLong Quarterly Award for Flash Fiction is always nominated for all the prizes.

We are thrilled for the authors and artist below, and we wish them all much success as they are considered for Best of the Net 2024.


Creative Nonfiction

House of My Soon-to-Be Ex by Claudia Monpere
Portrait of an Ape by Jiaqi Kang


Emergency Contact by Marcus Tan
In the First Draft, The Baby Dies by Lindy Biller


Art for Swan Lake by Jessica Perner



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