Mandy Huggins’s work has been published in fiction and poetry anthologies, travel guides, text books and literary magazines, as well as in The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Reader's Digest, Take a Break’s Fiction Feast, Traveller, Mslexia, Wanderlust, and Writers' Forum.
Her travel writing has won several awards, including the British Guild of Travel Writers New Travel Writer Award in 2014, and her fiction is regularly placed and shortlisted in competitions. In 2018 she was shortlisted for the Bridport and Fish flash awards, the Colm Toibin International Short Story Award, and her poetry was shortlisted for the Walter Swan Prize. Her flash fiction was also commended in the Bath and InkTears awards.
A selection of her short fiction is showcased in the InkTears anthology, Death of a Superhero, and her first collection of flash fiction, Brightly Coloured Horses (Chapeltown Books) is now available on Kindle and in paperback.
Mandy's first full length short story collection, Separated From the Sea, was published by Retreat West Books on June 2nd 2018 under her full name, Amanda Huggins.
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