Michelle Elvy teaches online at 52|250 A Year of Writing, edits at Flash Frontier: An Adventure in Short Fiction and Best Small Fictions and chairs National Flash Fiction Day NZ. Recent anthology work includes Bonsai: Best small stories from Aotearoa New Zealand (Canterbury University Press 2018) and Ko Aotearoa Tātou | We Are New Zealand (Otago University Press 2020). She has guest edited and judged competitions for SmokeLong Quarterly, Flash 500, Reflex Fiction, Bath Flash Fiction Award and the Whangarei Poetry Walk, among others. Her book, the everrumble (Ad Hoc Fiction, 2019), launched at the 2019 UK Flash Fiction Festival. Her new hybrid collection, the other side of better was published by Ad Hoc Fiction in June, 2021. Michelle lives in Dunedin, NZ
- We thrilled Michelle, who judged our 2021 and selected some fantastic novellas in flash, ten of which (winners and shortlisted) are being published by Ad Hoc Fiction in 2021, has agreed to judge the 2022 Novella-in-Flash Award, open for entries shortly and will close in mid January, 2022 Results out April, 2021 Read Jude’s interview with her below if you want to write a novella for our Award. Michelle has many interesting things to say about the form and the process of writing a novella-in-flash.