Diane Simmons is a co-director of National Flash Fiction Day and part of the organising team for the UK Flash Fiction Festival. For three years she was a reader for the international Bath Short Story Award and has twice been an editor for Flash Flood. She has helped judge several flash competitions, including National Flash Fiction Day’s Micro Competition and Hysteria Flash Competition. In 2017 and 2018, she co-edited the Flash Fiction Festival anthology.
Diane has been widely published and 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 recently shortlisted in the ‘Best Short Story Collection’ category of The Saboteur Awards.
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