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The Art of Flash Fiction is a FREE monthly newsletter by Kathy Fish, dedicated to the art and craft of flash fiction. Each month, you’ll receive a substantive craft article, writing prompt, and recommended readings. Subscribe to get full access to the newsletter and website. Never miss an update.

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About Kathy: I’ve been writing and teaching flash fiction for more than twenty years. My stories have been widely published in journals, anthologies, and textbooks. My work has been published in Ploughshares, Guernica, Swamp Pink, Electric Literature, Best American Nonrequired Reading, the Norton Reader, and Norton’s Flash Fiction America (2023). Honors include the Copper Nickel Editor’s Prize, six appearances in the Best Small Fictions series, and a Ragdale Foundation Fellowship. The author of five short fiction collections, I teach a variety of creative writing workshops online.

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Monthly Flash Fiction Craft Articles & Prompts by Writer & Teacher, Kathy Fish


Award-winning writer published in Ploughshares, Denver Quarterly, Electric Literature, Norton Reader, Swamp Pink, Best American Nonrequired Reading. Copper Nickel Editors' Prize, Best Small Fictions, Flash Fiction America