Call for submissions!

A new volume of micro fictions celebrating languages of Aotearoa!


DUE 15 July 2022

National Flash Fiction Day celebrates 10 years: 2012-2022.

We are looking for work from writers with bilingual and multilingual origins/ experiences. The book will include two kinds of micros and prose poems:

  • works, with translation into English, up to 100 words
  • works that are translingual, using English plus other languages to tell the story.

There are more than 40 languages spoken across Aotearoa – and we invite these voices to sing out!

Submission deadline extended — open through 15 July 2022.

What to send: A microfiction of approximately 100 words (allowing variation across languages); 2 submissions allowed from each author

How to submit: Send an email with your set of micros to – and please write in the subject line:


Please ensure quality across your languages. Submissions will be read by a team of language consultants.


Publication news and further details coming later this year.  


3 thoughts on “Call for submissions!

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  3. Thanks for all your passion for flash fiction. In addition to writing it myself, I’ve spent a good deal of time recently compiling a list of places that specialize in publishing microfiction. Take a look at and if you think your readers would find it valuable, I would appreciate you sharing it with them.

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