Courtney Clute is a writer and professional living in St. Petersburg, FL. She primarily writes flash fiction, a genre defined as “short stories 1,000 words or fewer.” Courtney’s flash fiction chapbook, The Fermi Paradox, was published by Alien Buddha Press. Her flash has appeared in literary magazines such as Passages North, Fractured Literary, Ghost Parachute, Flash Frog, and more. Her work has been nominated for Best Small Fictions, Best of the Net, and the Pushcart Prize. Courtney received her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of South Florida. She co-coordinates a local monthly literary reading series called Read Herring.
Courtney is a reader for the flash fiction literary magazine Fractured Literary. She is currently working on a full-length collection of flash fiction stories. You can find her online on Twitter: @courtney_clute and at her website: www.courtneyclute.com