Michelle Elvy’s fiction, poetry, reviews, creative nonfiction and travel writing have been widely published and anthologised. She is founder of National Flash Fiction Day and Flash Frontier: An Adventure in Short Fiction, and she has served as reviews editor of takahē (2018-20) and Landfall (2020-22. Her books include the everrumble (2019) and the other side of better (2021). Her anthology editing includes Bonsai: Best small stories from Aotearoa New Zealand (CUP 2018), Ko Aotearoa Tātou | We Are New Zealand (OUP 2020), Breach of All Size: Small stories on Ulysses, love and Venice (The Cuba Press 2022), A Cluster of Lights: 52 writers around the world (Pure Slush 2023), A Kind of Shelter Whakaruru-taha (MUP 2023) and the internationally acclaimed Best Small Fictions series (since 2015). Forthcoming are the collections Te Moana Reo | The Language Ocean, edited with Vaughan Rapatahana (The Cuba Press 2024), and a dual-language collection of small stories in te reo Māori and English, edited with Kiri Piahana-Wong (MUP 2025). In 2024, she is judging the international Fish Flash Fiction Prize and the Bath Flash Fiction Award. Michelle teaches online at 52|250 A Year of Writing and is a mentor and assessor for the NZ Society of Authors annual programmes (youth and adult). She lives in Ōtepoti Dunedin. michelleelvy.com