Diane Simmons is Co-Director of National Flash Fiction Day in the UK and Co-Director of Flash Fiction Festivals, UK. She has been a reader for the international Bath Short Story Award, an editor for Flash Flood and has judged several flash competitions including Flash 500, Micro Madness and NFFD Micro amongst others.
Widely published and anthologised, her short story and flash fictions have been placed in numerous competitions. Finding A Way, her debut flash collection on the theme of grief, was published by Ad Hoc Fiction in February 2019 and was shortlisted in the Best Short Story Collection category of the 2019 Saboteur Awards. Her novella-in-flash An Inheritance was published by V. Press in 2020 and was shortlisted in the Best Novella category of the 2020 Saboteur Awards. Her novella-in-flash Top Table was recently shortlisted in the Retreat West Novelette Award.
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