Poetry Shelf noticeboard:NFFD 2020 Online Events



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Welcome to 2020 National Flash Fiction Day!

NFFD 2020 ONLINE – all programme events are free – all welcome!


Forthcoming events livestreamed at the Flash Frontier YouTube channel Saturday in NZ/ Friday in other parts of the world — check your time zone and don’t miss it!


Friday, June 12 in NZ / Saturday, June 13 elsewhere


Language and Writing Small: A Roundtable with Journal Editors Around the World (Saturday, June 13, 9am NZ time / GMT + 12)


  • Christopher Allen, SmokeLongQuarterly (Germany)
  • Nuala O’Connor, Splonk (Ireland)
  • Grant Faulkner, 100 Word Story (US)
  • Ingrid Jendrzejewski, FlashBack Fiction(UK)
  • Rupert Dastur, The Short Story(UK)
  • Vaughan Rapatahana, Flash Frontier (Aotearoa New Zealand)
    • Moderator: Jordan Hamel (Aotearoa New Zealand)


Sunday, June 13 in NZ / Saturday, June 14


Imagination Unbound: Five Women on the Poetic Narrative Form (Sunday, June 14, 4pm NZ time – GMT +12) – including:

  • Nod Ghosh, author of Filthy Sucre(Truth Serum Press 2020)
    · Diane Brown, author of Every now and then I have another child(OUP 2020)
    · Helen Rickerby, author of How to live (AUP 2019)
    · Anne Kennedy, author of Moth Hour (AUP 2019)
    · Gail Ingram, author of Contents Under Pressure (Pukeko Publishing 2019)
    • Moderator: Michelle Elvy (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Forthcoming: Best Small Fictions and Best Microfictions: an international reading; Youth Voices; and the June 22 Online Awards Celebration – livestreamed to you!

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