Charmaine Wilkerson was born in New York, has lived in the Caribbean, and does much of her writing in Italy. Her work has appeared in Best Microfiction 2020 and other anthologies and magazines. She is the author of the award-winning novella-in-flash How to Make a Window Snake and has worked in news and communications.
How to Make a Window Snake - Ad Hoc Fiction (UK)
Winner, Bath Novella-in-Flash Award 2017
Winner, Best Novella, Saboteur Awards 2018
A story of identity, family and perseverance against the odds.
SELECTED SHORT STORIES
Litro Magazine - Bite (also in the Best Microfiction 2020 anthology)
New Flash Fiction Review - Canyon Vista
FlashBack Fiction - Balm
Reflex Fiction - Anger Management - Winner, Winter 2017 Prize
Bending Genres - Holes
Fiction Southeast - The Laundry Room Comes First - Winner, Ernest Hemingway Flash Fiction Prize (also in the Best Microfiction 2019 anthology).
Spelk - Ash
Reflex Fiction - Eyebrows
FlashFlood Journal - What Cats Can Do
Best Microfiction 2020 - Bite
Best Microfiction 2019 - The Laundry Room Comes First
Things Left and Found by the Side of the Road (Bath Flash Fiction anthology) - Diagram of a Human Heart
Ripening: 2018 National Flash-Fiction Day Anthology - Pull
The Lobsters Run Free (Bath Flash Fiction anthology) - Musk
To Carry Her Home (Bath Flash Fiction) - Five Months and
Three Scenes from a Tropical Island
Flash Fiction Festival One - The Pirate's House (also printed in Project Calm Magazine)
The Common - Island Lessons
Fiction Southeast - A Review of Alligators at Night by Meg Pokrass
(b)OINK - A Hot Summer
The American | In Italia - Ghost Town
The American | In Italia - A Moveable Feast
Thanks to Hedgebrook, Vermont Studio Center, Bread Loaf in Sicily and Flash Fiction Retreats for providing residential writing programs.
© 2017 C. Wilkerson
Photos by R. Cheever & C. Wilkerson