Five Dials

Number 57

Download PDF   A letter from the editor Sophie Mackintosh on journeys On losing a cat softly a bell rings Sophie Robinson Flash Fiction Old M... Read more

Number 55

On love. Jay Griffiths addresses the court. Stanley Donwood ushers us towards a Bad Island. Stefania Rousselle searches France for evidence of affection. Plus fiction from Kathy Page and Nikita Lalwani.

April 2020

Commission for a short story, 300-400 words, written in the first person. The narrator is an infectious disease expert at a hospital in London. Describe what ha... Read more

CLOSED: April 2018

Commission for a short story, 300-400 words, written in the first person. The narrator is an employee at the NRA in charge of soliciting gifts from individuals.... Read more

CLOSED: June 2017

Commission for a short story, 300-400 words, an interior monologue, from the point of view of Ivanka Trump, as she attends a meeting with her father and Xi Jinp... Read more

CLOSED: February 2017

Commission for a short story, 300-400 words, about a scientist who smuggles out crucial climate change facts under the iron fist of a censorial government. Sci... Read more
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