20 Jun 2021

Flash Fiction author Michelle Elvy

From Standing Room Only, 2:40 pm on 20 June 2021

A New Zealand champion of flash fiction - ultra short stories - has just published what's described as a hybrid of small fictions and poetry called 'the other side of better'.

The Other Side of Better

The Other Side of Better Photo: Supplied

In Michelle Elvy's collection, a character called the Fuddy Duddy Editor shares her advice on writing throughout the 140 plus poems and prose.

The launch in Dunedin on Friday coincided with the official opening of 2021 National Flash Fiction Day celebrations around the country.   It's the event's 10th anniversary.

Lynn Freeman talks to Michelle about this uusual mixture.

the other side of better by Michelle Elvy is published by Ad Hoc Fiction.

Michelle Elvy

Michelle Elvy Photo: Michelle Elvy