We are pleased to announce that shortform writer and editor Ingrid Jendrzejewski is adjudicating our inaugural competition. She will be reading all entries.
Ingrid Jendrzejewski received a BFA in Creative Writing and BA in English Literature at the University of Evansville before going on to earn a BA and MSci in Natural Sciences (Physics) at the University of Cambridge. At the University of Evansville, she served as non-fiction editor, then editor-in-chief of the Evansville Review. Since graduating, she has worked as everything from researcher, copy-editor, researcher, arts administrator, producer, researcher and game content developer for a popular mmorpg, where millions of players interacted with the content she wrote and coded.
Ingrid currently serves as the Editor in Chief of FlashBack Fiction (which publishes flash fiction, prose poetry and hybrid work), Co-Director of National Flash Fiction Day and Editor in Chief of FlashFlood. She is interested in shortform writing in all its forms and regularly gives workshops on flash fiction, prose poetry, and what prose writers can learn from poetry. She has published over 200 shortform pieces and has won multiple competitions, including the Bath Flash Fiction Award and the A Room of Her Own Foundation’s Orlando Prize for Flash Fiction. Her short collection Things I Dream About When I’m Not Sleeping was a runner up for BFFA’s first Novella-in-Flash competition. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Vestal Review’s VERA Award, and multiple times for Best Small Fictions.
You can find her at www.ingridj.com and on Twitter at @LunchOnTuesday.