DAY 9: Angela Readman

Angela Readman is a twice shortlisted winner of The Costa Short Story Award. Her stories have won the Mslexia Competition and the Nation Flash Fiction Day Competition, as well as appearing in The Bristol Prize anthology, The Bath Short Story Prize, and The Manchester Fiction Prize shortlist. Her debut collection, Don’t Try This at Home (And Other Stories) won The Rubbery Book Award and was shortlisted in the Edge Hill prize (2015.) She is also a published poet, her most recent book The Book of Tides was published by Nine Arches.

Further reading

Read: Two Girls Contemplate What Gorillas Do at Night in New Flash Fiction Review

Review: Don’t Try This At Home in For Books’ Sake

Follow on Twitter: @angelareadman


Resource: How to keep being a writer, guest post by Angela Readman in Elementaryvwatson

Writing prompt: Start with a season. Think about how your season would behave, act, and look like if it were a person. Now imagine a day out that your character goes on. Write freely for 3 pages.