Flash Fiction Workshop with Tania Hershman and Calum Kerr
Time: Saturday 22nd June - 2.00pm to 4.30pm
Location: Bristol Central Library, College Green, BS1 5TL
More information: Free flash-fiction workshop. Up to 20 places. More details at http://bristolflashworkshop.eventbrite.co.uk/ and https://www.facebook.com/events/147110595475402/.
An Evening of Flash Fiction
Time: Saturday 22nd June - 7.00pm to 10.0pm
Location: The Lansdown, 8 Clifton Road, Bristol, BS8 1AF
Cost: £2 on the door.
More information: An evening of readings from Anna Britten, Ken Elkes, Kevlin Henney, Tania Hershman, Sarah Hilary, Dan Holloway, Calum Kerr, Pauline Masurel, Paul McVeigh, Nick Parker, Jonathan Pinnock, Clare Reddaway and Deborah Rickard.
More details at http://bristolflashevening.eventbrite.co.uk/ and https://www.facebook.com/events/463934620364155/.
Imagistic: Cardiff Flash Fiction Day
Time: Saturday 22nd June, 7 p.m
Location: Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff
Cost: £2 to non-students.
More information: Nine writers respond to images by nine artists by writing stories up to 1,000 words as part of National Flash Fiction Day. The poet Philip Gross will write about an image by American artist Janet Passehl; writer Patrick McGuiness is paired with artist Richard Snyder; Leona Medlin with Brendan Burns; Ivy Alvarez with Maja Spasova; Joanna Scott with Stuart Shils; Mark Rutter with Mary Lloyd Jones; Tim Rhys with Oran O'Reilly; and Kate North with Janet Bell.
More details: cardiffflashfictionday.blogspot.com.
Time: Saturday 22nd June, 6 - 8pm
Location: Arthur's Pub, Thomas Street, Dublin
More information: There is a flash competition for this event called "The 99" - a word-perfect flash challenge that only accepts flash stories of exactly 99 words. No more. No less. The competition is being judged by author Dave Lordan. Unfortunately this competition is for Dublin/greater Dublin based writers only as they must be available to read at the event. Further details are available on our website here http://www.bigsmokewritingfactory.com/Flash2013.php and https://www.facebook.com/events/607623882581011/.
Size is Everything: National Flash Fiction Day Edinburgh
Time: Saturday 22nd June, 7pm (2hrs)
Location: Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR
Cost: £5 (£3)
More information: For the very first time, Edinburgh's spoken word groups Blind Poetics, Illicit Ink, Inky Fingers and Writers' Bloc have come together to celebrate the UK's second National Flash Fiction Day. The pick of the best new Edinburgh writers will perform their works of flash fiction - that's very tiny, very compact stories - bringing to life tales that might be wee, but pack a powerful punch. www.illicitink.net www.inkyfingersedinburgh.wordpress.com www.writers-bloc.org.uk www.facebook.com/pages/Blind-Poetics/173754889340723?sk=info&filter=12
Online Booking: http://ssc.tickets.red61.com/performances.php?eventId=913:576
Flash Fiction Workshop with Amy Mackelden
Time: Saturday 22nd June, 10.30-13.30
Location: Central Library York Road, Hartlepool, TS26 9DE
Cost: Suggested donation of £3
More information: Amy will lead a workshop on writing flash fiction. Find out all about this exciting genre. Suitable for all abilities from beginners to old hands! For more information contact Denise on 01429 242903.
Writing, Reading And Making Your Stories Heard at Shrewsbury Coffeehouse
Time: WEDNESDAY 19th JUNE, from 7.00pm
Location: Shrewsbury Coffeehouse, Castle Gates, Shrewsbury
More information: Be inspired. 500 words or less. Bring them on the night and let's read, and listen, and share, and get excited, and vote on which ones we like best. And let's write together too. Paper on tables again. Let's see what we can do! https://www.facebook.com/groups/373661482658904/