National Flash-Fiction Day 2018 events diary

Please send details of your events to: nationalflashfictionday@gmail.com

Events by date:

NFFD Flash Walk 2018
Time: June 16th from 10:30
Cost: Free
More information: Stories for the flash walk have been selected (submissions now closed) based on the theme Urban Landscape. The selected stories will be shared by actors during the walk. All you need to do is come along and enjoy the performance!
Location: The walk begins at 10:30 on 16th June, just outside the main entrance to Bristol’s M-Shed on the harbour side. It will finish at the GreenHouse, Hereford Street, BS3 4NA (just under a mile’s stroll away), between an hour and an hour and a half later.


NFFD Flash Workshops And Panel 2018
Time: June 16th 13:00 - 16:00
Cost: Free
More information: Two free writing workshops and a panel on what competition judges look for in judging a story.
Whether you are just nervously dipping your toe into writing or spend your days in the word mines crafting novels, come along to this free afternoon event at the GreenHouse in Bedminster!
One workshop will be led by award-winning writer Alison Powell, who runs WriteClub, the popular Bristol-based creative writing workshop, and the other will be led by Calum Kerr, founder and director of National Flash Fiction Day.
The panel will comprise Alison Powell, K M Elkes and Kevlin Henney, all of whom have judged — and been judged! — a range of flash-based competitions. Grace Palmer, founder of Novel Nights, will be moderating the panel.
Location: The GreenHouse, Hereford Street, Bristol, BS3 4NA


NFFD Flash Flash Readings And Anthology Launch 2018
Time: June 16th 17:30 - 19:00
Cost: Free
More information: Looking for a distraction from the football? How about coming along to listen to some flash fiction readings at the launch of the National Flash Fiction Day anthology.
We have a squad of local and not-so-local writers: Alison Powell, Calum Kerr, Diane Simmons, F J Morris, Gemma Govier, Grace Palmer, Ingrid Jendrzejewski, Jude Higgins, Judy Darley, K M Elkes, Kevlin Henney, Sal Page, and Tino Prinzi.
After the readings we will go somewhere local to drink, talk and ponder the flash nature of fiction.
Location: Bedminster Library. 4 Bedminster Parade, Bristol. BS3 4AQ


Flash-Fiction Workshop and Reading
Time: June 16th 11:00 to 13:00
Cost: FREE
Location: Tesco Community Room, St Oswald's Road, Gloucester
Link: www.writers-toolkit.co.uk


Flash-Fiction: Publishing and Competitions
Time: June 16th 11:00 - 12:30
Cost: FREE (Booking Required at thewritingkiln@gmail.com)
More information: Guests include Steve Campbell, Editor of online and print literary magazine Ellipsis Zine and flash writers from across the UK to give you the low-down on entering writing competitions and submitting to lit magazines.
Location: City Library, Hanley, Stoke on Trent


Launch of novella-in-flash Three Sisters of Stone by Stephanie Hutton
Time: June 16th 13:00 - 15:00
Cost: FREE (Booking Required at thewritingkiln@gmail.com)
More information: Stephanie Hutton will be launching her first novella-in-flash Three Sisters of Stone. You are invited to come and hear her and other flash fiction writers including Helen Rye (Norwich), Adam Lock (Wolverhampton) and Joely Dutton (Stafford). Bar and food available to buy.