WINNER: “NARCISSISM” BY SARA J BURKE | KIT SORA FLASH FICTION PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

Updated: Jan 28



After much deliberation, Engen Books is proud to announce the winner of the December 2020 Kit Sora Flash Fiction Photography Contest: Sara J Burke with the story, Narcissism!


An Alberta native, Burke is a prize winning author, winning both the May 2019 and August 2019 Kit Sora Flash Fiction Prizes with her stories ‘Bubbly’ and ‘One Up, One Down.’ Both were featured in Kit Sora: The Artobiography. Her short fiction has also appeared in the bestselling Flights from the Rock. She is a volunteer for the organization committee of Sci-Fi on the Rock, and in her spare time crafts, draws and paints.


We had two judges for this contest:

Kit Sora Photography. Kit Sora is an artist and photographer from St. Johns, Newfoundland. Her photography draws inspiration from fantasy, dystopia, and thrillers to create evocative imagery that startles, inspires, and excites. Kit signed with Engen Books in 2018 as head photographer, producing the thrilling image for Chillers from the Rock and re-imagining the covers to the entire Black Womb series into the Coral Beach Casefiles series. Drew Power is a currently seated member of the Sci-Fi on the Rock committee. He was recently featured as the model on the cover of the bestselling collection Chillers from the Rock. Matthew LeDrew, founder of Engen Books and author of the Infinity series.


Runners up include Vile Reflection by Loren Greene, and Girl in the Mirror by Melissa Wong.


The Flash Fiction Photography Contest is sponsored in part by FictionFirst Used Books, which specializes in previously enjoyed Sci-fi & Fantasy Novels, Roleplaying Manuals and Graphic Novels. It is run out of the Annapolis Valley and open by appointment only. Their inventory is currently over 5000 titled strong and they ship within Canada, USA and Europe. You can find them on Facebook, here.


The winning entry will be featured on this website as well as on the Fantasy Files newsletter (click to join!). Both runner-up entries will also be featured.

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