Charmaine Wilkerson is from New York, has lived in the Caribbean, and does much of her writing in Italy. Her stories have appeared in Best Microfiction 2020 and other lovely 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.

 
 

Works

NOVELLA-IN-FLASH

How to Make a Window Snake - Ad Hoc Fiction (UK)

A story of identity, family and perseverance against the odds.

​​Winner, Bath Novella-in-Flash Award 2017

Winner, Best Novella, Saboteur Awards 2018

 

SELECTED SHORT STORIES

New Flash Fiction Review - Purr

Litro Magazine - Bite (also in the Best Microfiction 2020 anthology)

New Flash Fiction Review - Canyon Vista 

FlashFlood Journal - American Music (from the novella-in-flash, How to Make a Window Snake)

FlashBack Fiction - Balm

Reflex Fiction - Anger Management - Winner, Winter 2017 Prize

100 Word Story - Row + Far from this Howling Corner

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

ANTHOLOGIES

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 +

Three Scenes from a Tropical Island

Flash Fiction Festival One - The Pirate's House (also printed in Project Calm Magazine)

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SELECTED ESSAYS

The American | In Italia - A Moveable Feast 

The Common - Island Lessons 

Fiction Southeast - A Review of Alligators at Night by Meg Pokrass

The American | In Italia - Ghost Town

READS/HAS READ FOR

New Flash Fiction Review (CNF) + National Flash Fiction Day 2019 & 2020 + SmokeLong Quarterly

Many thanks to Hedgebrook, Vermont Studio Center and Bread Loaf in Sicily for providing space in their residential writing programs.

 
CONTACT

© 2017 C. Wilkerson 

Photos by R. Cheever & C. Wilkerson