• LONGLIST ANNOUNCED – 2020 National Flash Fiction Day

    Winners – Congratulations to the 2020 longlist  2020 National Flash Fiction Day Announcing the 2020 Long Lists! Please go here for the 2020 Youth Long List. Congratulations, all! Please share your news but refrain from noting your title while the judges are still deliberating.  (alphabetical by title) A sniper’s memoir All aboard Anzac on Albert St Astronauts […]

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  • Announcing the National Flash Fiction Day 2020 online programme

     NFFD NZ moves online this year! Our big day of celebrating the shortest form will still take place and include a series of readings, interviews and prize-givings. You will find new videos posted at the Flash Frontier YouTube channel — please subscribe and follow new happenings in the flash world!  Here’s what you can expect: Today you will find […]

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  • 100 NZ Stories, 100 Days: author starts short story campaign

    Northland author and NZSA member Michael Botur has launched a programme of publishing short stories every day for the next 100 days on social media and is encouraging other Kiwi writers to do the same. Botur said the #100NZStories100days campaign doesn’t hinge on any significant date. Rather, it’s about keeping short fiction writing in the […]

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  • WELCOME TO THE 2019 NFFD COMPETITION – 5 days to go

    Send your best 300-word story * Cash prizes * Adult and Youth competitions Adult (19+) First Prize: $1000 Second Prize: $400 Third Prize: $100* Judges: Siobhan Harvey and Lloyd Jones Youth (18 and under) First Prize: $200 Second Prize: $100 Third Prize: $50 Judges: Eirlys Hunter and Gail Ingram Winners will be announced June 22 at the National Flash Fiction Day […]

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  • National Flash Fiction Day Celebrations – 22 June

    National Flash Fiction Day Celebrations 22 June 2018 in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland and Kawakawa Guest speakers include Sue Wootton, Vaughan Rapatahana, Patrick Pink, Tim Jones, Jac Jenkins, Jennifer Lane and Wellington Mayor, Justin Lester Flash fiction and micros NFFD Awards – Regional Awards Spot prizes Listen to the winning stories from the 2018 NFFD competitions. All […]

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  • Flash Frontier March news

    March issue of Flash Frontier! We’re happy to send this PASIFIKA issue out into the world, guest edited by Vaughan Rapatahana and Teoti Jardine. Thank you to our discerning guest editors for the time and care they put into reading for this issue. We also thank Vaughan Rapatahana for sharing his dual language work, E ngaro taku ringa with readers this month. In […]

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  • Northland Flash Fiction Prize awarded

    Sian Williams of Kerikeri was announced as the winner of the Northland Flash Fiction prize at an event at the Kings Theatre Creative on Sunday. The prize is awarded to the best entry in the annual National Flash Fiction Day competition. Flash fiction is short fiction of between 200 and 500 words, and is growing […]

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  • Flash Frontier

    The opening issue of 2016, the February dance issue, guest edited by Elizabeth Smither and James Norcliffe — who are also this year’s National Flash Fiction Day competition judges (comp is open — here for details) is available. Elizabeth and James were kind enough to share their insights after reading and selecting stories for this issue; you can find those comments at the top of the […]

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  • National Flash Fiction Day: Winning Stories

    Flash Frontier: An Adventure in Short Fiction publishes National Flash Fiction Day Winners Go here to read top stories by Frankie McMillan and Leanne Radojkovich and other highly commended stories, regional prize winners and also long-listed selections.  

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