Francine Witte’s flash fiction has been published in numerous journals and the anthologies Flash Fiction Funny (Blue Light Press) and New Micro: Exceptionally Short Fiction (W.W. Norton.), Best Microfiction 2020, and Best Small Fictions 2020. She is the author of two flash fiction chapbooks, Cold June, (Ropewalk Press) winner of the 2010 Thomas Wilhelmus Award, and The Wind Twirls Everything (Musclehead Press.) Her novella-in-flash The Way of The Wind (Ad Hoc Press,) was cited as a highly recommended selection in the Bath Flash Fiction Award. Her poetry chapbooks include two first-prize winners, First Rain (Pecan Grove Press,) and Not All Fires Burn the Same (Slipstream Press.) She is the author of two full-length poetry collections, Café Crazy, and The Theory of Flesh, (both from Kelsay Press.) Her play Love is a Bad Neighborhood was produced off-Broadway by Miller Coffman Productions. She edits the column Flash Boulevard on George Wallace’s Facebook blog poetrybay. She is an associate editor for the South Florida Poetry Journal and a poetry reader for Pidgeonholes. She is a former high school teacher. She lives in Manhattan, NYC with her husband, Mark Larsen.
Check out her first-prize winning story “Clean Magic“in F(r)iction, “When Michael Turns Fish” in Passages North, and “Cross Country” in Bending Genres.