A busy week! It’s the final weekend to enter our 26th Award judged by Susmita Bhattacharyya. The deadline is midnight GMT, Sunday 4th February. Results out on 29th Feburary. All fifty on the longlist will be offered publication in our eighth anthology. Copies posted worldwide.
Double and triple entries reduced. £1460 in prizes.
And for more excitement, booking for the packages at the seventh flash fiction festival we’ve sponsored, 12th -14th July, in Bristol UK is now open.
There are four different flash fiction festival booking options, two for a place with accommodation and meals, one for a place with meals but no accommodation and one for a place only. There are 29 fantastic workshops and panels by presenters from the UK the USA, Canada Germany, Italy, Cyprus and Ireland to choose from in seven different slots during Saturday and Sunday. And there are readings, book launches on Friday and Saturday nights, a book shop, a bar with karaoke and plenty of space to socialise in the beautiful grounds of Trinity College! On the flash fiction festival site, check out the gallery of pictures from 2023 to get a sense of the atmosphere
Plus an opportunity to submit a flash fiction afterwards to be considered for the seventh flash fiction festival anthology in the rainbow series (violet this time) sponsored and published by Ad Hoc Fiction,Vol 6 the indigo anthology is pictured here. For all festival go-ers, there is a a chance to enter the Pokrass Prize, a contest set and judged by Meg Pokrass, one of the founders of the festival in 2017/ (£50 prize for winner plus books, publication, and entries to our Award. Two runners up also receive books and BFFA entries.
Hope you can make it! It is a great deal of fun. Very friendly and a change to meet your flash fiction friends and make some new ones.