The Blue Frog

2022 Winners

1st Place: “Press 3 for Random Track” by Dri Chiu Tattersfield

2nd Place: “Alligator Girls” by María Alejandra Barrios

3rd Place: “Why I Say We’re Cousins” by Shih-Li Kow

Finalists

Kathryn Aldridge-Morris

Eleonora Balsano

Rodney Evans

Rosie Garland

Sara Hills

Shareen K. Murayama

Hema Nataraju

Bayveen O’Connell

Maria Poulatha

Pip Robertson

Cherry Lou Sy

2022 Theme: “Around the World”

2022 Guest Judge: Tara Isabel Zambrano

2022 Guest Artist: Rob Kaniuk

What is The Blue Frog

Born out of celebration for our first birthday, The Blue Frog is Flash Frog’s annual flash fiction prize. Each year the contest will feature a theme based on what type of stories we wish had seen more of in the queue in the past year. The Blue Frog awards a total of $700 in prize money as well as signed books and original art!

When?

Contest submissions are open from January 1st – 31st.

Finalists are announced in mid February. Winners are announced in early March.

Prizes

1st Place: $500, publication in Flash Frog, signed copy of the Guest Judge’s book, and the original painting that accompanies your story.

2nd Place: $150, publication in Flash Frog, signed copy of the Guest Judge’s book, and the original painting that accompanies your story.

3rd Place: $50, publication in Flash Frog, signed copy of the Guest Judge’s book, and the original painting that accompanies your story.

Entry Fee

$5 per story.