Welcome to 2018 National Flash Fiction Day!
celebrating June 22 — the shortest day of the year
Events this year across Aotearoa — we look forward to seeing you in June!
Free and open to all!
Auckland: Jessie Puru
Jessie Puru is a Māori/Pākehā writer and solo mother who grew up in South Auckland. In 2017, Jessie graduated with a Bachelor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing) from Manukau Institute of Technology. In the same year, her story Three Dresses was shortlisted for the NFFD competition. She is currently working on her first collection of poems. Jessie’s work has been published journals including Ika, Landfall, Blackmail Press, Flash Frontier and Poetry Magazine (US).
Contact Jessie at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Christchurch: Brindi Joy
Contact Brindi at: email@example.com
Dunedin: Iona Winter
Iona Winter (Waitaha/Kāi Tahu) lives in Waikouaiti, Otago. In 2017 her fiction was anthologised with Bath Flash Fiction, Nottingham Peacebuilders, Pacific Monsters, Elbow Room, Centum Press, and Ora Nui. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications including: Flash Frontier, Reflex Fiction, Headland and Corpus. Iona is passionate about representing Aotearoa in her work, and exploring the intersection between written and spoken word. https://ionawinter.wordpress.com/