Flash Fiction Festival 2020

Picture Gallery, Flash Fiction Festival 2019

Lots of pictures here to give the atmosphere of the 2019 Festival! And do look at the ‘Flash Cab’ videos made by the Smokelong Quarterly Crew at the Flash Fiction Festival. They are very funny and you get to hear some flash

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Our 2020 Festival Presenters

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Our UK contingent includes an array of wonderful writers and teachers: Susmita Bhattacharya; K.M Elkes; Carrie Etter; Vanessa Gebbie; Tania Hershman; Jude Higgins; Michael Loveday; Karen Jones; Ingrid Jendrzejewski; Meg Pokrass; Santino Prinzi; Helen Rye; Farhana Shaikh and Diane Simmons. Expect workshops, panels and talks on climate writing; flash and social commentary; summer solstice stories, visualisations, south Asian stories, sound immersion, applying for funding, publishing in online magazines, prose poetry, novellas-in-flash for the advanced writer, workshops with ingenious prompts plus a brilliantly titled workshop called Seduction not Instruction and more to come.

Our USA contingent includes the amazing writers and teachers: Kathy Fish; Nancy Stohlman; Laurie Stone; Peter Wortsman and Beth Gilstrap Expect workshops and panels on travel writing, politics and social commentary, the flash novel,festival warm-ups, lyrical writing and more. Full details soon.

Charmaine Wilkerson from Italy will chair a panel on Flash And Social Commentary.

Christopher Allen from Germany will offer an editing workshop, will take part in the panel and, of course, you will find him facilitating the karaoke.

From Cyprus, Nora Nadjarian is returning to run her early morning and extremely popular session using images for writing prompts.

Roberta Beary and Nuala 0’Connor from Ireland . Roberta is teaching a workshop on the art of the Haibun and Nuala will be teaching Historical Fiction again, this time a longer session in a pre-festival workshop on the Friday afternoon (booking for this open soon).
Kathy Fish will also be running an additional pre-festival three hour workshop on the Friday afternoon.

Full details about all these workshops and more not yet confirmed will be on the workshop page soon.

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2020 Flash Fiction Festival Open for Booking!

2019 Festival

We’re thrilled that the fourth flash fiction festival sponsored by Bath Flash Fiction Award and Ad Hoc Fiction and co-directed by Jude Higgins and Diane Simmonsis taking place from 6.00 pm Friday 19th June 2020 – Sunday 21st June, 5.00 pm at Trinity College,the same wonderful venue in Bristol UK. Don’t miss this unique weekend event, packed with workshops, talks, panels on all aspects of flash fiction with international flash fiction writers and tutors plus readings,open-mics, booklaunches, raffle, festival micro contest and fun (including festival karaoke!). A chance to meet old flash fiction friends and make new ones as well as learning more about flash fiction and trying out new ways of writing it. Everyone welcome. Read in Full

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