Christopher Allen is the editor-in-chief and publisher of SmokeLong Quarterly and the 2023 judge of the flash fiction portion of the Bridport Prize. Allen has been a teacher for almost 30 years, most recently leading workshops on writing compelling flash narratives (stories under 1000 words). His work has been published in over one hundred publications including The Best Small Fictions 2019 and 2022, Booth, Split Lip Magazine, and Flash Fiction America (Norton, February 2023). Allen's debut collection of flash fiction--Other Household Toxins (Matter Press)--came out in 2018.
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