Flash Essays

Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine publishes flash essays on flash.

Each essay is no more than 360 words.

 

Bibliography:

Jon Davis, ‘Sweethearts, by Jane Anne Phillips’, Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, 5.2 (October 2012)

Jane Hertenstein, ‘The Mystery of Memory; or How to Write Memoir-ish’, Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, 6.2 (October 2013)

Tim Lawrence, ‘Samuel Beckett’s Faint Fiction’, Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, 7.1 (April 2014)

Kathryn Simpson, ‘“Splinters & mosaics”: Virginia Woolf’s Flash Fictions’, Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, 7.2 (October 2014)

Charlotte Rich, ‘Kate Chopin’s Very Short Stories’, Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, 8.1 (April 2015)

 

Proposals:

If you would like to write an essay for Flash, please send an email of approach to the editors. Include an outline of the essay and a contributor’s profile (or short CV).

We are open to suggestions, but subjects covered could include:

    • a groundbreaking flash collection or anthology;
    • an influential author;
    • a relatively unknown author who deserves wider recognition;
    • flash in Argentina, China, France, or another country;
    • translating flash;
    • flash in translation;
    • the origins of the form;
    • flash in early twentieth-century American periodicals;
    • early articles or books on writing flash;
    • novellas-in-flash; novels-in-flash;
    • flash films;
    • flash and prose poetry;
    • flash non-fiction (autobiography, biography, essay, travel).

 

Contact Address

Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine
Department of English
University of Chester
Parkgate Road
Chester CH1 4BJ
UK

Email flash.magazine@chester.ac.uk
ISSN 1756-5200
Editors Dr Peter Blair       Dr Ashley Chantler