Monthly Archives: May 2017

Herschel Cozine wins 2017 Derringer for Best Flash Story!

The results of the 2017 Derringer Awards were released today and we’re pleased to say Herschel Cozine won a Derringer in the “Best Flash” category for THE PHONE CALL, which was published in the Summer 2016 issue of Flash Bang Mysteries.

We want to extend our sincerest congratulations to Herschel for receiving such a prestigious award, and we are forever honored that he allowed us to publish his work. For those wishing to read this award-winning story, click the story title below and enjoy!

THE PHONE CALL by Herschel Cozine (Summer 2016)

In addition to Herschel’s winning story, three of the four finalists in the 2017 “Best Flash” category were featured in Flash Bang Mysteries, and we want to also congratulate these writers and thank them for submitting their exceptional work to us. To read their stories, click the links below:

AFTERMATH by Craig Faustus Buck (Spring 2016)

A JUST REWARD by O’Neil De Noux (Winter 2016)

An Ill Wind by R.T. Lawton (Spring 2016)

We’re proud of these writers and honored that they chose to submit their work to Flash Bang Mysteries