Alex is a Penguin Random House WriteNow finalist and winner in the Irish Novel Fair, Northern Crime, Arvon, Crediton and HG Wells prizes, Alex’s short fiction is a finalist in, among others, the Sunday Business Post/Penguin Prize, Maria Edgeworth, Tillie Olsen, Bridport and Lorian Hemingway prizes. She writes across genres and forms. Alex was a runner up in The Casket of Fictional Delights Flash Fiction competition 2017.
The devil’s children live behind big black gates and high stone walls girdled with barbed wire. Seven days a week they work, no clocks, silence enforced. Isolated from the world, windows barred with steel, kept separate from each other to…
As autumn approaches, we have some cracking great short stories and flash fictions coming up by many of our regular writers including Alyson Faye, James Stark and Susan Carey. And we round off the year with another story featuring quirky librarian Susan Tate.
There are many other short stories and flash fictions available to read and listen to in our Stories and Podcast sections.
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