FJ Morris is an award-winning writer and Director of the Oxford Flash Fiction Prize. Freya’s collection ‘This is (not about) David Bowie’ was published by Retreat West and received a special mention in the Saboteur Awards for Best Short Story Collection in 2019. In 2021, they were awarded DYCP Arts Council funding for their novel in progress, Burning down the house.
Freya has been published in numerous publications in the UK and internationally, and shortlisted for a variety of awards. You can find Freya’s stories soaring the skies thanks to a short story vending machine, and gracing pillows in a hotel in Indonesia.
You can also find stories in Bare Fiction, Halo, The Fiction Desk, Popshot, National Flash Fiction Day anthologies, and many more.
Freya has judged / judging several flash fiction writing competitions including Reflex Flash Fiction, Retreat West themed competition, FLASH 500, National Flash Fiction Day Micro competition and more. Please do get in touch if you’d like them to judge a writing competition.
Named after the explorer and travel writer Freya Stark, Freya has been following in her footsteps by taking epic journeys too. Whether that’s cycling the Danube for hundreds of miles or walking the West Highland Way, Freya is always on the lookout for a new adventure, fictional or real.