Selected short fiction. (I’ve
blogged about some of these.) Awards and listings
Plum Skin in the NFFD anthology, RIPENING (June 2018, ISBN-13: 978-1720847779). Editors Tino Prinzi and Alison Powell.
Occasionally — flash fiction, shortlisted for the Bath Flash Fiction Award, October 2016. Included in the print anthology, TO CARRY HER HOME (Feb 2017, Paperback ISBN 978-1-912095-00-1). [ Blog.]
London — in LANDMARKS, the fourth National Flash Fiction Day anthology (June 2015, ISBN 9781514398081). Editors Calum Kerr and Angi Holden. [ Blog.]
Vinegar — in EATING MY WORDS, the third National Flash Fiction Day anthology (June 2014, ISBN 978-1500110871). Editors Calum Kerr and Holly Howitt.
A Coin, Two Coins — (June 2013). Editor Victoria Bantock. What The Dickens? Busker Anthology
Rose Petal Eyes — in , the second National Flash Fiction Day anthology (June 2013, ISBN 978-0-9572713-4-0). Editors Calum Kerr and Holly Howitt. Scraps
From 2009 to 2012 I wrote as Martha Williams.
Awards and listings
Shortlisted in the 2012 Bridport Prize, short story category.
Longlisted in the 2012 Fish flash fiction prize (A Slice Of Blue).
First Person (microfiction) — commended in the inaugural NFFD microfiction competition, 2012 and included in the anthology (May 2012, ISBN 978-1-84914-285-4). Jawbreakers Now up at Fictionaut (read online).
There Will Be No Lace (microfiction) — commended in the New Writer Magazine 2011 Prose and Poetry competition, microfiction category, and published in the The New Writer Magazine (July 2012, Issue #111, ISSN:1363-1667). *UPDATE* 2018: published online at Flashback Fiction.
— highly commended in the Wet Stones 9th Seán Ó Faoláin short story competition and published in Southword Journal Online, Issue 21 (Dec 2011/Jan 2012, ISSN 1649 0959).
She Could Have Given Him Strawberries — 3rd prize in the FlashStories flash fiction competition (Oct 2011). Now up at Fictionaut.
The Shallow End of the Sea — 3rd prize in Meridian short story competition (Autumn 2010). [ Meridian blog.]
Joshua’s Hand — Runner-up prize in the Cazart flash fiction competition (July 2010), published in the Summer 2010 Cazart Winners’ Anthology (p. 28).
Longlisted: 2010 Fish Short Story prize (Some Friend).
The Kodachrome Years — 1st prize in the Writers’ Forum Magazine short story competition, published in the magazine ( Dec 2009, Issue #98. ISSN 1467-2529).
The School Gate — 2nd prize in Writers Bureau short story competition (2009), published online .
The Slightest Huff — 1st prize in Meridian short story competition (Winter 2009). [ Meridian blog.] [The original site has gone.] Online publications
(flash fiction) — Blue Fifth Review: Blue Five Notebook Series – September Flash Special. White Smoke
(flash fiction) — Atticus Review, Aug 2011. ( Breathe In Reviewed here by Katrina Gray.)
Seven pieces of flash fiction at 52|250: , Within You Without , Granny’s Mouth , Nesh , There You Are , Eighty-eight and The Next Step . My thanks to editors Michelle Elvy, John Wentworth Chapin and Walter Bjorkman. Sand
Sand is also published in Litsnack, my thanks to editor Dan Tricarico.
Shopping List Mind — Metazen (April 2010) –
— The Pygmy Giant (July 2010). Our Stop
— A-Minor Magazine (Aug 2010). Spill
— Camroc Press Review (Aug 2010). Heading West
— Six Sentences (Aug 2010). She Frog — Six Sentences (Feb 2010) Warmed
— Wufniks (Oct 2010) No Biscuits
— Litsnack (Dec 2010). Sand
Tears of a Trucker — Sleep. Snort. Fuck. (July 2010) .
Nanoism (Twitter fiction) —
3 pieces from May to Dec 2010: , Nodding , and Stiff . ( Almost Nodding was also used as the first line in a story, (Necessary Fiction, Jan 2011, First Footings series).) Nothing Good Can Come of This by Marcelle Heath
There were quite a few others. Some were lost to the land of expired litzines — Tomlit, Like Birds Lit, etc. RIP.
— The Linnet’s Wings (July 2010, ISSN 2009-2369). (Originally a print publication but can now be read in the online archive.) Nobody Told Marni Print publications