Books and Beyond: Flash Fiction

Books and Beyond is Auckland Libraries’ new radio show! Every Sunday at 9.35pm on Planet FM104.6, we explore the world of books with guest authors, recommended reads, gems from the Central City Library basement and… beyond.

And every Monday we’ll follow up with a recap of the featured titles here on the blog. You can also listen to us on demand via the Planet FM website.

Sunday 17 June

This week's show features Leanne Radojkovich, author of the short-story collection First fox (The Emma Press, 2017) and newly-named winner of the 2018 Graeme Lay Short Story Competition. 

Leanne writes both short stories and short short stories, or flash fiction, an exciting form of highly compressed narratives which is being celebrated around New Zealand this Friday 22 June for National Flash Fiction Day.

Books and authors mentioned during the show:

If you'd like to read more flash fiction, Leanne recommends you do a Google search for "Flash fiction" to turn up a plethora of journals and websites from around the world and start reading!