DC Diamondopolous is an award-winning short story and flash fiction writer published worldwide. DC’s stories have appeared in over ninety anthology and online literary publications, including: Lunch Ticket, Silver Pen’s Fabula Argentea, Fiction on the Web, and many more. “Billy Luck” and “Slapstick Blues” were Semi-Finalists in Screencraft Cinematic Short Story 2017 Contest. “Billy Luck” was nominated for Best of the Net 2017 Anthology and won first place for short story at Defenestrationism’s summer contest of 2016. DC has been awarded an Honorable Mention for “Crow Barn” from the Charles Carter ‘Letters from Post Apocalypse’ Contest for 2017. “Taps” won second place at the University of Toronto and was published by their literary magazine, Scarborough Fair. The international literary site The Missing Slate, in Aug. 2016, honored DC as author of the month for the short story “Boots.” Both “Taps” and “The Bell Tower” won Honorable Mentions from the Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition for 2014.