Finnian Burnett

Storyteller

I know people like to start making New Year’s resolutions this time of year. I’ve not been immune to that myself – but over the past few years, I’ve used December as kind of a hibernation month. It’s dark, it’s cold, and I’m on break from both teaching and studenting. (Though, of course, with this …

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Hi All! I’m excited to say the morning slot of my upcoming class with the Crow Collective is almost full. However, there are still spaces available in both time options. Queer stories, that is, stories with queer characters, add richness to flash narratives, and diving into the many levels of queerness can add edge and …

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I wrote a piece a couple months ago for the Off Topic Publishing Creative Non-Fiction contest. I don’t usually submit to CNF contests because I tend to try to stick with fiction. There’s something less scary about fiction, even when you’re drawing sharply from your own life, as I did with my novella-in-flash, The Clothes …

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It feels like a successful month – I’ve made the shortlist for Pulp Literature, The Federation of BC Writers, Blank Spaces magazine, Bridport, Globe Soup’s monthly micro, so many. But it’s been a while since I had a win. People say, “Well you should be grateful you made the longlist” and I am! It feels …

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