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 and she tweets @LunchOnTuesday.

Kellie 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 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.

Christopher M Drew is a writer from the UK. He studied History at the University of Hull, but would never claim to be a historian. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in SmokeLong QuarterlyNew Flash Fiction Review, Literary OrphansThird Point Press, MoonPark Review, and Flash Frontier. He has won Second Prize in both the Bath Flash Fiction and Reflex Fiction competitions, and received nominations for Best Small Fictions in 2017 and 2018. You can find out more here. He occasionally tweets @cmdrew81. His thoughts on historical flash can be summed up by this quote: “You could explain much of the whole history of capitalism and empire and slavery just by talking about coffee. The amount of blood and misery that has taken place for us to sit here and sip coffee out of paper cups is incredible.” (Matt Haig, How to Stop Time)

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, 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.

Damhnait Monaghan‘s flash fiction has won or placed in several competitions and is widely published in places like Mslexia, Jellyfish Review, Ellipsis Zine, Fictive Dream, and the 2016 and 2018 National Flash Fiction Day anthologies. Her writing has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Best Small Fictions, and Best Microfictions. She is especially interested in micro fiction, both reading and writing it. Her historical flash collection, ‘The Neverlands’, is forthcoming with 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 for The Short Story Flash 500 and published on Blue Fifth Review’s Broadside. She tweets at @judi_walsh.