Spring 2018 – Michelle Elvy
Michelle Elvy edits at Flash Frontier: An Adventure in Short Fiction and Blue Five Notebook. She is Assistant Editor, International, for the Best Small Fictions series and is currently editing Bonsai: The big book of small stories, an anthology of New Zealand flash fiction and prose poetry, with James Norcliffe and Frankie McMillan (Canterbury University Press, 2018). Her work has been widely published and anthologized. Michelle is based in New Zealand’s Bay of Islands but is currently in South Africa.
Winter 2017 – Shasta Grant
Shasta Grant is the author of the chapbook Gather Us Up and Bring Us Home (Split Lip Press, 2017). She won the 2015 Kenyon Review Short Fiction Contest and was the 2016 SmokeLong Quarterly Kathy Fish Fellow. Her work has appeared in Hobart, Epiphany, Monkeybicycle, cream city review, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and has received writing residencies from Hedgebrook and The Kerouac Project.
Autumn 2017 – Tim Stevenson
Tim Stevenson is an award winning flash-fiction writer, including the National Flash-Fiction 100-Word Prize for which he now acts as a permanent judge, and has also judged the Bridport Flash-Fiction Prize in 2016.
Three volumes of his work have been published: The Book of Small Changes (65 flash-fictions, 2014), On Cleanliness and Other Things (13 short stories, 2015), and Songs Without Music (52 flash-fictions, 2016).
He is currently working on a further flash collection, and a novel, and can be found either lecturing on the origin of ideas for stories, or staring absent-mindedly out of the window.
Summer 2017 – Vanessa Gebbie
Vanessa Gebbie’s writing has won many awards and been widely published. She is the author of nine books including the flash collection Ed’s Wife and Other Creatures (Liquorice Fish Books). Her other publications include one novel, three short story collections, two poetry collections and a textbook (Short Circuit: Art of the Short Story). She teaches widely.