Ingrid Jendrzejewski studied creative writing at the University of Evansville, then physics at the University of Cambridge. She started writing flash fiction in 2014 and has since found homes for around 100 of her pieces in places like Passages North, The Los Angeles Review, The Conium Review, Jellyfish Review, and Flash Frontier. She has won fifteen flash fiction competitions, including the Bath Flash Fiction Award and the A Room of Her Own Foundation’s Orlando Prize for Flash Fiction, and 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 has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Vestal Review’s VERA Award, and thrice for Best Small Fictions. Links to Ingrid’s work can be found at www.ingridj.com and she tweets @LunchOnTuesday.
K.B. Carle lives outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and earned her MFA from Spalding University’s Low-Residency program in Kentucky. Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Lost Balloon, Twist in Time Literary Magazine, Milk Candy Review, Cheap Pop, Typehouse Literary Magazine, and elsewhere. She can be found online at http://kbcarle.wordpress.com/ and tweets @kbcarle.
Emily Devane lives and writes in Ilkley, Yorkshire. Ten years’ history teaching has contributed to her wide-ranging interest in historical fiction: from stories based on local archives and family memories to tales of sweeping historical change. Her short stories and flash pieces have been widely published in magazines and anthologies, including The Lonely Crowd and The Nottingham Review. In 2017, she won the Bath Flash Fiction Award and received a Northern Writers’ Award for her short story collection. She was a Word Factory Apprentice in 2016. Emily tweets @DevaneEmily.
Anita Goveas is British-Asian, based in London, and fueled by strong coffee and paneer jalfrezi. She was first published in the 2016 London Short Story Prize anthology, and is a Creative Future Literary Bronze Award 2018 winner. She is also a fiction reader for Bare Reader. Her historical flash fiction has appeared in the Cabinet Of Heed, Dime Show Review, Twist in Time, Wellington Square Review and on this website. She’s interested in the stories written by and about the people you don’t usually read about. She’s on Twitter as @coffeeandpaneer and links to her other work can be found at https://coffeeandpaneer.wordpress.com/.
Damhnait Monaghan was born and grew up in Canada, but now lives in the UK. Her flash fiction has won or placed in various competitions and is widely published and anthologised. Her writing has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Best Small Fictions, and Best Microfictions. She particularly enjoys the constraints of very short word counts. Her historical novella in flash ‘The Neverlands‘, set in 1950s Ireland was published by V Press in 2019. She’s on Twitter @Downith which is also how to pronounce her first name.
Sharon Telfer works as a freelance writer and editor turning complex research into short, clear prose. She discovered flash fiction through Twitter in 2015. She’s won the @FaberAcademy and @AdHocFiction competitions and is published in the 2016 National Flash Fiction Day anthology. Her shortest winning story is a six-word sci-fi for the Arvon Foundation and her essay on Angela Carter’s inspirational tales won the 2014 Thresholds Feature Writing Competition. She won the Bath Flash Fiction Award in June 2016 for her historical flash, Terra Incognita.
Judi Walsh lives in the UK and writes short fiction and poetry. Her work can be found in Synaesthesia Magazine, Visual Verse, Bath Flash Fiction and other places. Her historical flash ‘Spinning Jenny’ was shortlisted in The Short Story Flash 400, published on Blue Fifth Review’s Broadside, and nominated for Best Small Fictions 2018. She tweets at @judi_walsh.
We would also like to acknowledge former editor and fellow founding member Chris Drew.