Diane Simmons studied creative writing with The Open University. She has been a co-director of National Flash Fiction Day UK since 2018 and is a former director of Flash Fiction Festivals, UK.
She has been widely published in magazines such as New Flash Fiction Review, Mslexia, Splonk and FlashBack Fiction and placed in numerous writing competitions, most recently winning second prize in the Reflex Flash Fiction Award.
Both Finding a Way (Ad Hoc Fiction, 2019), her flash collection on the theme of grief, and her historical novella-in-flash An Inheritance’ (V. Press, 2020), were shortlisted in the Saboteur Awards. You can read more about Diane on her website www.dianesimmons.co.uk and connect with her on twitter @scooterwriter