BDO Writing Contests: Judging Glimpses Division

Welcome to the 2021 BDO Glimpses Writing Contest Finalists page! Here you will find the top 7 entries. Each entry is under 500 words. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to read through all entries and choose your top 3 favorites.

The authors’ names are omitted from each entry, ensuring “blind” judging. Please take note of your favorites titles and entry numbers and enter them on the voting page HERE.

Winners will be announced on Sunday, October 24th at the York Writers Conference.

Poetry Division Entries:

I Shall be a Witch

To My Son

Flash Fiction Division Entries:

Splash from a Leaping Trout 

Bathroom Tiles

The Idea Pit



Voting begins Friday, October 22, 2021 at 9:00am and ends Sunday, October 23, 2021 at 11:00am.