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Phil Olsen

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November 25

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Phil Olsen is a writer from Liverpool, UK. Specialising in short stories, he has a master's in Creative Writing from the University of Manchester's Centre for New Writing.

Winner of three flash fiction competitions (Northern Short Story Festival 2017; Writing on the Wall's WoWFest 2016; Book Week Scotland 2014), he was shortlisted for the Bath Flash Fiction Award in 2017 and the Storgy Flash Fiction Competition 2019. He was a finalist in the NYC Midnight Short Story Challenge in both 2018 and 2019.

Phil's short fiction has been published by (or is forthcoming with) Ad Hoc Fiction, Comma Press, Strix, and the Liminal Residency.

Phil is the Fiction Editor at Sabotage Reviews and a Contributing Editor at Vestal Review.

In 2019 he was commissioned
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