About

Meg Pokrass is the U.K. based author of six flash fiction collections, an award-winning collection of prose poetry, and a novella-in-flash from the Rose Metal Press. Her latest is a flash fiction collection called The Dog Seated Next To Me, published in 2019 by Pelekinesis Press. Her stories have been published in Electric Literature, Tin House, Wigleaf, Jellyfish Review, Smokelong Quarterly, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and over 800 literary magazines over the last 10 years.

Her new novella in flash The Smell Of Good Luck will be published in 2020 by Flash: The International Short Short Story Press.

Meg’s work has been recently anthologized in two Norton Anthology Readers: New Micro (W.W. Norton & Co, 2018) and Flash Fiction International (W.W. Norton & Co., 2015), The Best Small Fictions anthology¬† 2018 and 2019, Wigleaf Top 50, Nothing Short Of 100.

She currently serves as Flash Challenge Editor at Mslexia Magazine, Festival Curator for Flash Fiction Festival UK,¬†Co-Editor of Best Microfiction, 2020, and Founding/Managing Editor of New Flash Fiction Review. Meg teaches ongoing flash fiction workshops both online and in person, and has served contest judge for the Bath Flash Award, the Bath Flash Novella-In-Flash Award,¬† Mslexia’s Flash Fiction Competition, Retreat West’s Flash Fiction Contest 2020 and many other literary contests. Meg teaches in person flash fiction workshops at Mslexicon Literary Festival, Huddersfield Literary Festival and Flash Fiction Festival, U.K. as well as leading her monthly popular online flash fiction classes.

To find out more about teaching, go here.
You can follow Meg on Twitter via @megpokrass.