NFFD CENTRES – CELEBRATING NORTH TO SOUTH June 22!
Join us to celebrate the shortest day of the year and the best of the shortest stories!
Find a centre near you and come celebrate. The awards night includes:
National competition winners – youth and adult
NZSA Regional Awards
The 2023 winner of the AT THE BAY | I TE KOKORU manuscript competition for a collection of flash fiction!
Te Taitokerau Northland
Cameron Street Whangārei from 5pm
Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland
Auckland: 6.15pm – 7.30pm
Waikowhai Room at the Fickling Convention Centre
546 Mt Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland 1042
A celebration of the smallest stories!
With readings from special guest writers, open mic, and the announcements of the winners of the annual NFFD Adult and Youth competitions. All welcome. Free Entry
Taranaki: 6.00pm – 7.30pm
19 Gover Street, New Plymouth 4310
Come and listen to our talented local writers share their gems of short fiction.
Open mic for keen poets! Winners of this year’s NFFD Flash Fiction and Micro Madness competitions will be announced across the motu at 7:15pm. Free event open to the public, supported by NFFD and NZ Society of Authors, Taranaki.
Gover St Gallery is a not-for-profit community art gallery. Wheelchair accessible (ramp).
Any questions? Please email NFFD Taranaki Chair Mikaela Nyman (put ”NFFD” in the subject line) on firstname.lastname@example.org
Te Whanganui a Tara Wellington
Wellington: 6.00pm – 7.45pm
211 Willis St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011
Come celebrate with us in Pōneke the shortest stories on the shortest day of the year with Wellington Writers and Guest Readers.
*Youth Judge Joanna Cho will be present
*readings of Adult and Youth shortlisted stories
*prize winners announcement
*sharing of kai (bring a plate if you like)
60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch City Centre
Guest Readers, Special announcements, Flash Fiction book displays and sales, and Spot Prizes!
All of this in addition to celebrating our Micro, Youth and NFFD winners.
Come along and join the fun!
Dunedin: 6.00pm; doors open 5.30pm
291 Stuart St Dunedin 9016
Special guest readers and new books
* Collaborative new writing from Otago music and art
*NFFD and Micro Madness selections
* Awards presented by NFFD 2023 co-judge David Eggleton
* NZSA Regional Awards
* Music from members of the Dunedin Youth Jazz Orchestra