Seven editors will be taking turns to do one full day or two half days each during the week of submissions (with two other editors looking after admin). We're not going to tell you who's on when, so in alphabetical order, here are this year's editors. (Past editors can be found below.)
The 2021 Team
Amy Barnes has words at a variety of sites including The New Southern Fugitives, FlashBack Fiction, Popshot Quarterly, Flash Fiction Magazine, X-Ray Lit, Anti-Heroin Chic, Museum of Americana, Gnashing Teeth, Penny Fiction, Elephants Never, Re-side, Lucent Dreaming, Lunate Fiction, Cabinet of Heed, Spartan Lit, Penny Fiction, National Flash Fiction Day and others. Her work has been long-listed at Reflex Press, Bath Flash Fiction, Retreat West and TSS Publishing. She’s a reader for Fractured Lit, CRAFT, Narratively and Taco Bell Quarterly. You can find her at @amygcb.
Originally from Manchester, Tim Craig lives in London. A winner of the Bridport Prize for Flash Fiction, his stories have placed three times in the Bath Flash Fiction Award and have appeared in both the Best Microfiction Anthology and the annual BIFFY50 list. He is a Submissions Editor for Smokelong Quarterly. (Twitter: @timkcraig)
Anita Goveas is British-Asian, London-based, and fueled by strong coffee and paneer jalfrezi. She was first published in the 2016 London Short Story Prize anthology, most recently in Little Fiction and Gone Lawn. She’s on the editorial team at Flashback Fiction, an editor at Mythic Picnic’s Twitter zine, and tweets erratically @coffeeandpaneer. Her debut flash collection, ‘Families and other natural disasters’, is available from Reflex Press, and links to her stories are at https://coffeeandpaneer.wordpress.com.
Ingrid Jendrzejewski started writing flash fiction in 2014 and has since found homes for around 100 of her pieces in places such as Passages North, The Los Angeles Review, Blue Five Notebook, The Conium Review, Jellyfish Review, and Best Small Fictions. She has won fifteen flash fiction competitions, including the Bath Flash Fiction Award and A Room of Her Own Foundation’s Orlando Prize for Flash Fiction. Her short collection, Things I Dream About When I'm Not Sleeping, was a runner-up for BFFA’s first Novella-in-Flash competition. She is currently a flash fiction editor at JMWW and editor-in-chief at FlashBack Fiction. She is on Twitter @LunchOnTuesday & online at www.ingridj.com.
Cassandra Parkin has been writing fiction all her life, beginning with Doctor Who fan fiction when she was five and working upwards. Her short story collection, New World Fairy Tales, won the 2011 Scott Prize for short stories and she has since published six novels with Legend Press. Assuming the world hasn't ended by then, her seventh novel, Soldier Boy, will be published in October 2020. She is married with two children, has so far resisted her clear genetic destiny to become a mad old cat lady and lives in a small but perfect-formed village in East Yorkshire. Her Twitter handle is @cassandrajaneuk and she sometimes posts cat pictures on Instagram as @cassandraparkinwrites.
Originally from the U.K., Nod Ghosh lives in Christchurch, New Zealand. Truth Serum Press has published two books: The Crazed Wind (a novella-in-flash 2018) and Filthy Sucre (three novellas 2020). For further details on other publications visit
the long and the short of it.
http://www.sjiholliday.com/. Follow on Twitter at @SJIHolliday
has a Master's degree in Creative & Critical writing from the
University of Winchester, and is a flash-fiction writer who, from
2012-13 embarked on a project to write a flash-fiction every day for a
year. These can still be read at mrsflash365.blogspot.co.uk.
Stories from this collection have appeared in various places, including
previous editions of FlashFlood. In 2013 she collaborated on a short
collection, Mr & Mrs Flash, with her husband, Calum, which is available on Kindle.
Amy Mackelden is a writer based in Newcastle upon Tyne. She is co-editor of Feminist Trash TV Blog Clarissa Explains Fuck All, and co-founder of Northern Poetry Print Journal Butcher’s Dog. Her microfiction blog, July 2061, was shortlisted in the Best Writing category at the Blog North Awards 2012 and she won a Northern Promise Award from New Writing North in 2011. Her work has appeared in places like The Journal, Versal, Social Alternatives, NANO Fiction, Fractured West and anthologies from Leaf Books and Cinnamon Press.Faber academy alumnus
Kiira Rhosair is putting final touches to a
YA mythological fantasy for submission. She writes micro-fiction in her
spare time with pieces published by @FlashBackFic, Flash Flood Journal, @cafeaphra, @Funny_PearlsUK and was shortlisted by @TSSPublishing (Spring 18). She is on Twitter @kiirawrites.
is a writer, photographer and poodle wrangler. She has had short
fiction published in a variety of magazines, won a crime writing
competition and was longlisted in the 2011 Words With Jam First Page
competition. Nettie won 3rd prize in the 2012 FlashBang competition. She
is working on a children's book about a Glaswegian pirate and a black
comedy about a troubled maths teacher with 'visions'.
The 2020 Team
- Amy Barnes
- Nod Ghosh
- Anita Goveas
- Ingrid Jendrzejewski
- Cassandra Parkin
- Kiira Rhosair
- Diane Simmons
- Judi Walsh
- Charmaine Wilkerson