June 2017 Award Long List

To preserve judging anonymity, author names are yet to be announced (tba). We do understand that finding your work on the long list is exciting news, so while it is fine to say you are on the list, we do ask that authors do not identify themselves with any particular piece at this stage. We […]

February 2016 Award Long List

With huge thanks to every writer who entered our Award from all around the world. Second Bath Flash Fiction Award Long List Fiction Title Author All The Time In The World Emily Devane And The Sea Rolls On Emily Devane Are You Afraid Of The Dark? Sarah-Clare Conlon A widow with a bowl of wine […]

Inaugural Award Long List

With huge thanks to every writer who entered our Award from all around the world. Inaugural Bath Flash Fiction Award Long List Fiction Title Author 1492 Harold Bauld A Life Lived in Colour Vanessa Savage Animals Molia Dumbleton Bait Trap Chrissie Cuthbertson Blaze of Glory (The big Crunch) Richard Scarsbrook Bread Peter Watson Carousel Cheryl […]

Ad Hoc Fiction Makes Saboteur Longlist

Thank you to every one who voted for Ad Hoc Fiction, our free weekly micro challenge in the Saboteur Awards 2016. We are very happy to announce that we made the longlist, and with over 1700 nominations we think that’s a brilliant result. Particularly since Ad Hoc has only been going for just over a […]

Interview with Tara Laskowski
Writer and Editor at SmokeLong Quarterly

Tara Laskowski’s short story collection Bystanders was hailed by Jennifer Egan as “a bold, riveting mash-up of Hitchcockian suspense and campfire-tale chills.” She is also the author of Modern Manners For Your Inner Demons, tales of dark etiquette. Her fiction has been published in the Norton anthology Flash Fiction International, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Alfred […]

To Carry Her Home
Bath Flash Fiction Volume One

You can now buy To Carry Her Home, Bath Flash Fiction Volume One, designed and published by Ad Hoc Fiction, from this site. It’s a beautifully laid out book, with a striking cover, printed on quality paper and containing 145 fictions of 300 words or less from the first four rounds of the Bath Flash […]