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Introducing the National Flash Fiction Anthology 2018

We're absolutely thrilled to be able to share the title of this year's National Flash Fiction Day anthology, along with our full line-up!

This year's title is borrowed from a stunning and moving flash fiction by Alicia Bakewell. 

The cover will be revealed in the near future, and below you can read the full line-up of authors who'll feature in this year's anthology! We can't wait to share all of these stories with you!


Ripening: National Flash Fiction Day Anthology 2018


Alison Powell Have Your Cake
Joanna Campbell Gingerbread
Abi Hynes How to Eat a Grape
Helen Rye Me ‘N’ Claudz Of A Friday Night Down The Chippy And The Oasis Bar
Kymm Coveny Popcorn
Anna Rymer Eight Weeks Old
Tim Stevenson Not for the Body
Sharon Telfer Caramel Baby
Damhnait Monaghan Habits
Nan Wigington Famous Last Meals
Leonora Desar The Hot Fudge Lady
Deborah Meltvedt Farmer's Market
Sara Chansarkar Mango Pulp
E. P. Chiew For the Love of a Bagel
Emily Devane The Apple Seekers
Kevlin Henney No Carbonara
Olga Wojtas Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
Emma Harding Say It with a Cake
Sarah Evans The Word Eater
Sylvia Petter Oysters
H Anthony Hildebrand Ewei
Megan Giddings Milk and Eggs
FJ Morris The Root of It
A. E. Weisgerber Knoxville
Sophie van Llewyn Hi, Dad, How've You Been?
Philip Charter The Change
Claire Polders A Tasting of European Chefs
Jude Higgins The Ways of the Flesh
Nancy Stohlman The Pilgrimage 
Christopher M Drew A Turn of the Tide
Erica Plouffe Lazure The Italic
Alicia Bakewell Ripening
Judy Darley Cornish Gold
Laura Pearson Not Love, Not Carbohydrates
Gay Degani Troy Mills
Calum Kerr Cooking on Gas
Anne Summerfield Only Now Can I Think of All The Things I Should Have Said
Sal Page A Fifteen Stone Woman, with a Six Stone Daughter Who Will Not Eat, Writes Shopping Lists
Rachael Dunlop Border Line
J. E. Kennedy An Offering
Angela Readman Attack of the Robot Grannies
TM Upchurch Plum Skin
Nuala O'Connor Sponge
Diane Simmons A Picnic in the Park
Stephanie Hutton Nourishment
Robert Scotellaro The Polygamist's Three Wives
Ros Woolner Make a Wish
Gemma Govier Bass Drums and Trumpets for Tea
Ingrid Jendrzejewski On the Wabash
Frankie McMillan The Happy Eggs from Podomosky
Meg Pokrass Culinary
Nadia Stone Yaya's Pips
David Cook The Shock Of The New Breakfasts
Jacqueline Saville It's Not Her
Jan Kaneen Sour
Santino Prinzi Nonni
Charlotte Wührer Shipwreck Feast
KM Elkes Late Blackberries
Poppy O'Neill The Creator is Disturbed at Her Vanity by the Cries of Mankind
Christopher Allen Samuel is Mango
Ioanna Mavrou Weekends in Waianae
Jennifer Harvey Thirteen
Tara Laskowski Goodnight Mush
Micro Competition Winners
Fiona J. Mackintosh The Birth of the Baptist
Charmaine Wilkerson Pull
Rachael Dunlop A Nice Bit of Linoleum
Lisa Ferranti Fifth Grade
Amanda O'Callaghan Death of a Friend
Catherine Edmunds Forgetting, Remembering
Rebecca Field Things I Never Saw Again After You Dumped Me By Text Message
Alan Beard 1990
Elaine Dillon Louise
Anita Goveas White Lies

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