Our Authors

Published for V500 & VFF

(In order of publication)


Paul Flynn is a UK writer of songs, musicals and tall tales. Currently writing his debut novel. Follow on Twitter @pd_flynn


Nino Gugunishvili is a debut author of a women's fiction novel Friday Evening, Eight O'Clock. She lives in Tbilisi, Georgia and is currently working on her second book. Nino can be found on twitter @NinoGuguni


Lyn J Sexton is studying English literature and creative writing at the open university in Glasgow and rediscovered her narrative voice. She is also a fully qualified yoga instructor.


Lydia Gregovic lives in Austin, TX, and completing a BA in English at Southwestern University. Her work in Austin Woman Magazine, BLEND Media and Bumble. Twitter: @LGregovic Instagram: @_lydiamichelle_


Corin Burnside has won a short story competition and she is branching out into Flash Fiction. On Twitter @write_corinmd or on FB @Corin.Burnside 


Mariah Feria writes short fiction and creative non-fiction (travel, literature and feminism.) Twitter: @mariahferia_x   mazzingtheworld.wordpress.com


Heather Shaw is a writer and cartoonist living in London. When not trying her best to put pen to paper, she produces web comics over on her instagram: SardonicStork


Travis Cravey - is a mechanic in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Twitter @traviscravey


Roppotucha Greenberg writes micro-fiction on Twitter @Roppotucha. Her stories have appeared in many Literary Magazines. She lives in Ireland


Justine Bothwick - is a writer and teacher in Rome, Italy.  Her novel, And Still, I Lie, was SL for the Virginia Prize for Fiction 2018. www.justinebothwick.wordpress.com @Bothwick_Cro 


F.C. Malby her debut novel, Take Me to the Castle, won The People's Book Awards. Her stories have also been widely published both online and in print.


Angela Sherlock  published reviews and articles but now concentrates on fiction. Her work was published widely. More details here:  www.angelasherlock.com.


Cathy Lennon is a writer of short fiction based in Lancashire, UK. She has been a winner and judge of the annual National Flash Fiction Day competition and appears in several of its anthologies. @clenpen


Michelle Christophorou's micro / flash fiction and short stories have appeared in anthologies and online. In an earlier life, she practised law in the City of London.  @MAChristophorou.​


Cassie Leedham is a photographer, designer and writer from the Midlands, UK. She founded and runs the Leamington Writers group. Twitter: @cassieleedham


Orson Lit is a lover of words, reading and writing. In awe of the Golden Ratio. Twitter @orsonlit


Kathy Hoyle is an MA student at The University of Leicester. She was shortlisted for the Ellipsis Zine Flash Fiction Collection Prize , The Exeter Short Story Prize and the Fish Publishing Short Memoir Prize. Twitter @kathyhoyle1 Www.facebook.com/kathyhoyleauthor


Anita Goveas is British-Asian, based in London. She’s on the editorial team at Flashback Fiction, an editor at Mythic Picnic’s Twitter zine, and a reader for Bare Fiction. 

Twitter @coffeeandpaneer Website https://coffeeandpaneer.wordpress.com


Kiira Rhosair is a GP by day and a YA fantasy writer by night. Micro-fiction published by several online literary magazines. She was SL by TSS Publishing  and was a reader for National Flash Fiction Day 2019. On Twitter @kiirawrites


Stacey George lives with her partner Paul and daughter Indigo in Cornwall, UK. She’s had poetry published in The Dawntreader, Hammond House 2017/18 poetry anthologies and online via wildwords.org. Her microfiction appeared in the Grindstone Literary 2018 Anthology.


Amber Denwood is a queer writer from Manchester, UK. She hopes her writing can help bring a little more diversity to the literary world, and if not, then she's having fun trying. Find her on twitter at @ambzld


Steve Campbell  is Managing Editor of Ellipsis Zine and is trying to find time to write a novel. You can follow him via twitter @standondog and his website, standondog.com.


Tsuri is an aspiring author with an encyclopaedic knowledge of punk rock  Hang around for the constantly-on-fire, alarm-bells-ringing antics of an incurable insomniac pantser. Twitter @Tsuri_set


Moira Waugh began writing at 8 years old, producing illustrated stories about family cats forming a pop group called (unfortunately) The Pussy Band. She’s rewriting a novel. Moira is a Brit living in Florida. Twitter @moirawaugh10.


Gaynor Jones is an award winning short fiction writer based in Manchester, UK. www.jonzeywriter.com @jonzeywriter


Dara Thomas Higgins is a writer, musician and nap-enthusiast from Ireland. He has previously been published in The Irish Times, TSS, Iota Magazine among others. Twitter @diplah


Gary Duncan’s stories have appeared in Unbroken Journal, X-R-A-Y Literary Magazine, Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, 100 Word Story, and New Flash Fiction Review, among others. His flash fiction collection, You’re Not Supposed to Cry, is available from Vagabond Voices. Twitter @garyjohnduncan Facebook https://www.facebook.com/GaryJohnDuncan


Caleb Echterling's work has appeared in X-R-A-Y Literary Magazine, Jersey Devil Press, and Ellipsis Zine. He tweets funny microfiction using the rather clever handle @CalebEchterling http://www.calebechterling.com


Jared Povanda is a writer from the wilds of upstate New York. Most recently, his work has been published in Back Patio Press, Soft Cartel, Cheap Pop, and Lammergeier.  @JaredPovanda. 


Hannah Storm has recently discovered flash fiction and CNF after 20 years of travelling the world as a journalist. Now she writes to pay tribute to the people she’s met and to process her own experiences. She lives in the south of the UK with her husband and two kids.


Samuel Oladele is applied chemistry student at Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto in Nigeria. Whenever he's not in a lab, he reads and writes fiction and poetry. 


A.V. Arsic received an Honorable Mention by Glimmer Train in 2012. Other recognitions include Second Place Short Story Rita Mae Brown Writing Competition. Former magazine founder and Editor-in-Chief. Lives in Virginia.


Figen Nur Gungor is an aspiring writer, who fell in love with creative writing while studying English literature at the University of Leicester. Her first work was published at ten years old by the Young-Writers association. Instagram @thefigtales


Mir-Yashar Seyedbagheri is a graduate of Colorado State's MFA program in fiction. Two Honorable Mentions from Glimmer Train, nominated for The Best Small Fictions. His work has been published The Write City Magazine, Fleas On The Dog, Cicatrix Publishing, Rue Scribe, Sinkhole Mag, and 100 Word Story.