The winners of New York City Midnight’s Fourth Annual 2011 Flash Fiction Challenge were announced in December, and I thought you all might like to see the list of winners:

#1 “I See You, Santa Claus” by Chelsea Sutton
#2 “The First Strike of Leopold and Loeb” by Helen Rossiter
#3 “An Act of Folly” by Shola Olowu-Asante
#4 “Panic” by Renee Troxler
#5 “An Important Story” by Meagan Noel Hart
#6 “der Wiederkunft or, The Second Coming” by Wilfried Meybohm
#7 “Nuclear Family” by Jennifer Ripley
#8 “You Get Used To It” by Tyler Hayden
#9 “Ellie” by James Mader (JD)
#10 “All Gone Wrong” by R. Warren Daliege III

I’m really happy about “I See You, Santa Claus.” The thing absolutely gave me the chills. To see more details about this contest and get the synopses for each story, visit

The First Round of New York City Midnight’s 6th Annual Short Story Challenge 2012 is already under way and closes April 14. For more information, visit here:

NYC Midnight’s contests are organized by NYC Midnight Movie Making Madness, an organization dedicated to discovering and promoting a new wave of talented storytellers.  NYC Midnight aims to provide the prizes and exposure necessary for writers to take their next big step towards writing professionally.

About kristipetersenschoonover

A ghost story writer who still sleeps with the lights on, Kristi Petersen Schoonover’s fiction has appeared in countless magazines and anthologies. She has received three Norman Mailer Writers Colony Residencies, served as a co-editor for Read Short Fiction, has judged both writing and grant competitions and co-hosts the Dark Discussions Podcast. Her work Skeletons in the Swimmin’ Hole is a collection of ghost stories set in Disney Parks; her novel, Bad Apple, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She’s also a member of the New England Horror Writers Association. More info:

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