• “Appendages,” Pushcart nomination, Atticus Review, 2013
  • “Between Hay and Grass,” Finalist, 2013, Bosque Fiction Prize
  • “Beyond the Curve,” Winner, 2008/2009 Winter Flash Contest at Women on Writing
  • “Kindling,” Finalist, 2013 AWP Heat Contest
  • “Heaven Spoils,” Finalist2015 Lascaux Prize in Flash Fiction
  • “Mischief,” 23rdplace, 13th Annual Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition
  • “Mojave,” Pushcart nominations, Blink Ink 2019
  • “Monsoon,” Finalist, Glimmer Train Fiction Open
  • “Oranges,” Pushcart nomination, Every Day Fiction, 2011
  • “Prayer,” Pushcart nomination, Blink-Ink 2016
  • “Razing Iowa,” Best Small Fictions, 2019, Fictive Dream
  • “Small Town,”  Honorable MentionJuly 2013 Very Short Fiction Award Glimmer Train
  • “Something about LA,” Winner, 2011 Glass Woman Prize
  • “Spring Melt,” Pushcart nomination, Every Day Fiction, 2008, Micro Award, Finalist, 2009
  • “Vagabond,” Best Small Fictions, 2017, Pure Slush
  • “What’s Left.” Honoree, 2010 Ultra-Short Contest, The Binnacle
  • “Wounded Moon,” Short-listed, Fish Short Story Prize


Nice Things Said,

Good Things Happening


Found on Robert McKee’s Story Blog:
Kathy Fish chats with Gay Degani about her new novel, What Came Before, and about heeding McKee’s advice on the craft of writing in STORY.

 “A Conversation with Gay Degani, Author of What Came Before”

reading till i don’t fall asleep” mentioned in a Bud Smith poem!

Authors Who Kick Ass from Sean Lovelace (Wow! TY, Sean!)

Kate Thornton at Mysterical-E: “Losing Ground” by Gay Degani. It’s a really short story – and the crime is really against everyone. Here’s a link: