Welcome to Micro Madness 2017
A story a day June 1 – June 22
Celebrating the smallest stories – micros up to 100 words – selected from entries from around the world by this year’s judges Frances Gapper (UK) and Rachel Smith (NZ).
Thank you to all who entered the competition.
Congratulations to these 22 writers, whose stories have appeared this month:
Celia Coyne * Judy Darley * Jude Higgins * John Holland
Gail Ingram* Ingrid Jendrzejewski * Jac Jenkins * Pam Laird
Fiona Lincoln * Agnes Marton * Heather McQuillan
Zoe Meager * Vivienne Merrill * Steven Moss * Keith Nunes
Clair Polders * Santino Prinzi * Laurie Stone * Sally Syson
Vivian Thonger * Sophie van Llewyn * Iona Winter
The top three winners are shared June 20, 21 and 22.
Please go to the Micro Madness page to read all of June’s stories
and watch this space as the last three unfold each day.
Micro Madness 2017
WORD Christchurch, in association with Christchurch Arts Festival, is pleased to announce Shifting Points of View, a series of events designed to provoke and enlighten, and maybe even change your perspective on the world.
Featuring Midnight Oil frontman Peter Garrett, provocateur and documentary-maker John Safran, Australian feminist Clementine Ford, British journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge, author Witi Ihimaera, surgeon David Galler, poet Glenn Colquhoun, Ngāi Tahu storyteller Joseph Hullen and more, Shifting Points of View takes place throughout September 2017 as part of the Christchurch Arts Festival.
For discussions on failure, racism, feminism, music, politics, extremism, gothic literature, local Ngāi Tahu stories and the things that matter most in life, visit our website for the full line-up of speakers and events, and check out the amazing Christchurch Arts Festival programme which launched last night!
Tickets for all events go on sale 21 June through Ticketek. A Shifting Points of View season pass will also be available.