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2023 Flash Fiction Festival

Join us for a week-long flash fiction festival featuring some of the best writers and editors working today. This festival is designed to help you draft new writing, share your work, advance your craft, and get published. 

This year's festival is in partnership with the new Norton anthology Flash Fiction America out February 14. You can order a copy with registration and it will be shipped to you the week of the festival. 



Sunday, Feb 19 at 7pm ET – Kickoff Panel Discussion
Monday, Feb 20 at 7pm ET – John Dufresne Workshop - Where the Stories Are
Tuesday, Feb 21 at 7pm ET – Desiree Cooper Workshop - Revision in a Flash
Wednesday, Feb 22 at 7pm ET – Aimee Bender Workshop - Flash as a Microcosm
Thursday, Feb 23 at 7pm ET – Venita Blackburn Workshop - First Lines
Friday, Feb 24 at 7pm ET – Open Mic 
Saturday, Feb 25 at 11am ET – Editor Roundtable
Saturday, Feb 25 at 7pmm ET – Free Kimbilio + Flash Fiction America Virtual Reading


Note: All who register for the conference or individual events will automatically receive the link for the free virtual Kimbilio + Flash Fiction America reading on Feb. 25 at 7pm ET. 

For details about each program, panelist, and workshop instructor please visit the festival website.



Register for one-, two-, or three-event passes or save by signing up for the full conference. Once you register you will receive additional information and Zoom link in advanced of your programs. Registration deadline: February 17.

If you purchased a one-, two-, or three-event pass, please select the program(s) you plan to attend. If you purchased a full festival pass, select N/A.
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