The latest collection of Short. Sharp. Stories, a platform for showcasing established and emerging South African fiction writers. This year the invitation was to reflect on the theme, “fluid is the freedom to be”.The winner is “Blue Boy Lagoon” by Keith Oliver Lewis. Includes stories by Nedine Moonsamy, Jarred Thompson, Diane Awerbuck, Shanice Ndlovu,  Alex Latimer, Bridget Pitt, David Medalie and Peter-Adrian Altini.”I’m in awe of the literary talent in this riveting collection.” Shubnum Khan, author of Onion Tears and Short. Sharp. Stories. judgeWriter and editor Joanne Hichens has edited a number of short story anthologies including Bad Company and The Bed Book of Short Stories. Her crime novels include Divine Justice and Sweet Paradise. She lives in Cape Town.