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.

A 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, 2018 and 2019, Wigleaf Top 50, Nothing Short Of 100, and has appeared in 350 literary magazines both online and in print including Electric Literature, Tin House, McSweeney’s, Five Points, Smokelong Quarterly, Tupelo Review.

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.