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               the photofinish

the photofinish



Every New Year's Eve, at midnight, we end the calendar year with the IHLR Photo Finish, an e-single filled with the best flash pieces we found during our June submission period: flash prose (no more than 500 words) and compact poems (no more than 15 lines long). We pair each of the ten selected manuscripts with a photograph and then produce a beautiful full-color issue you can read on your handheld devices.


The image prompting this year's contest can be viewed on our Gates Open page, or on Facebook. Take a look at the photo, be inspired, and send in the resulting prose or poetry via Submittable between June 1st and 30th!


Download past year's features for free! Share them with your friends on social media! Enjoy!

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