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February 17-19, 2023 — Westin Boston Seaport District
January 11, 2014

Enter Boskone’s Flash Fiction Slam!

Join Boskone’s first Flash Fiction Slam! Eleven (11) writers compete for the title of The Flash, reading their own original fiction that must tell a complete tale within a 3-minute period.Colorful Clocks


Readings are scored on a scale of 1 to 10, and you automatically lose 1 point for going over your 3-minute time. Contestant can only read his/her own work. The reader with the top score wins!

Sign up in advance for one of eight (8) reading slots on a first-come, first-served basis by e-mailing Please put “Flash Fiction Slam” in your email’s subject line. Sign-up onsite at Program Ops in the Galleria for one of the three (3) additional openings. A waiting list will also be available.

Alien Trophy


  • Paul Di Filippo
  • Nancy Holder
  • James Patrick Kelly
  • Walter Jon Williams
  • Erin Underwood (MC)

Flash Fiction Slam

  • Day: Sunday
  • Time: 9:30-10:50 a.m.
  • Room:  Burroughs