22 JUNE 2020 – National Flash Fiction Day
Kia ora! Please click on the NFFD logo to go to the YouTube channel, where we will be sharing the June 22 programme. The event begins at 6pm and includes guest readers, music, micros, a book draw and more — and the livestreamed video with our 2020 judges, winning stories and prize-giving!
ABOUT NFFD 2020
This year, we move NFFD online, with a programme that includes international readings and panel discussions, a book day celebrating books released in 2020 and, of course, the winners of the international Micro Madness competition and the national flash fiction competition.
Please see THE FLASH FRONTIER YOUTUBE CHANNEL for the 2020 reading series. including book readings, journal editors, NFFD city chairs and judges, international guests and more. Subscribe and enter the June 22 Big Book Draw!
Micro Madness runs June 1 – 22; finalists and winners can be series found here.
ABOUT NATIONAL FLASH FICTION DAY
June 22 is our shortest day of the year — and the day we know and love as National Flash Fiction Day. We began in 2012 and the celebration grows each year!
The 2020 judges for the national competition are prize-winning poet Helen Heath and acclaimed novelist and flash fiction storyteller Sandra Arnold.
The youth competition moves in 2020 to an international competition with free entry — guest judged by 2019 youth winner Hannah Daniell and curated by the youth journal fingers comma toes.
The 2019 winners can be found here.
The sixth annual Micro Madness series runs June 1-22, with two categories this year: Anna Granger (NZ) and Marcelle Heath (US) are judges for the Lockdown Micro series, and Diana Simmonds (UK) is judge of the No-theme Micro series. Previous Micro Madness stories and winners can be found here; the 2016 Tiny Tales series is here.
THE NFFD CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Michelle Elvy (Dunedin)
James Norcliffe (Christchurch)
Vaughan Rapatahana (South Waikato)
Tina Shaw (Taupō)
Tracey Slaughter (Waikato)
Constance Talbot (Wellington)