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Kathryn Aldridge-Morris is a freelance writer and teacher of creative writing and ESOL, living in Bristol, UK. Her short fiction has been widely published in online and print literary journals, including Wigleaf Top 50, The Forge Literary Magazine, Aesthetica, New Flash Fiction Review, Pithead Chapel, Flash Frog, Stanchion, Leon Literary Review, South Florida Poetry Journal, Bending Genres, Lunate, Bracken Magazine, Emerge Literary Journal, Janus Literary, Ellipsis Zine, The Phare, Cutbow Quarterly, The Drabble, Gastropoda, Paris Lit Up, The Centifictionist and Underground Overground Magazine. Her stories also appear or are forthcoming in seventeen print anthologies, most recently Awakenings: Stories of Body and Consciousness (ELJ Editions, 2023), Fuel: An anthology of prize-winning flash fictions (Fuel Flash, 2023) and Hope is The Thing: An Anthology (Lucent Dreaming, 2023).

Kathryn has won The Forge Literary Magazine’s Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2023, The Manchester Writing School and Manchester School of Theatre QuietManDave Prize for Flash Fiction 2022, Welsh publisher Lucent Dreaming’s 2022 flash fiction competition, as well as placing in several other writing contests. She was a finalist in Flash Frog’s 2022 ‘Blue Frog Contest’ and New Flash Fiction Review’s 2022 Flash Fiction contest; has listed and been highly commended in the prestigious Bath Flash Fiction Award; and shortlisted and received a special mention in the 2020 Aesthetica Creative Writing Award. Her story ‘Electric Storm’ was recently selected for the Wigleaf Top 50, and her stories have been nominated for Ellipsis Zine's Best of the Net, Best Microfiction and the Pushcart Prize.
Besides fiction, she writes ELT textbooks, teacher’s books and online teaching materials, runs community-based workshops in creative writing and writing for wellbeing, and is a freelance trainer for the charity sector working with refugees and people seeking asylum.

Kathryn Aldridge-Morris reading at the Manchester Writing School and Manchester School of Theatre 2022 QuietManDave Prize award ceremony.
About Me: Work
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About Me: Work
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