Barbara Renel

Barbara Renel is a Flash Fiction Writer, Mother, Dancer, Teacher, Performer, Collaborator, Lover of Textiles. Winner of a number of flash fiction competitions, her work has appeared in print and online including Departures (Arachne Press) (tbp), The Dawntreader (Indigo Dreams), The Bath Flash Fiction Festival Anthology1 (AdHoc Fiction), Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, Spelk, FlashFlood Journal,, Structo, A3 Review. She is a first reader for, a member of WigtonWriters and The Patchwork Opera – a community of visual and performance artists – and a regular contributor at her local Speakeasy. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Lancaster University. Website:

Barbara has a flash fiction in Noon, the anthology of stories and poems read at 2018’s Solstice Shorts Festval, Noon

Barbara’s story for Time and Time, Solstice Shorts Festival 2019, The Professor’s Daughter, will be performed at Hastings and Maryport and published in the Time and Tide anthology.