In this episode, Ali and Emma get serious with a discussion of Melissa Beit’s moving account of an induced labour in ‘A Hospital Birth’. It makes for compelling listening. Let us know what you think of the story, here on the Coffee Pod|cast Facebook page.
We are delighted to bring you the text in full of Cassandra Atherton’s speech at the launch of Richard Holt’s debut collection, What You Might Find at St Kilda Readings earlier this year. Richard’s reply to this wonderful launch speech was to perform a few songs based on stories from the collection on his newly-invented … Read More
In this episode, Emma has chosen ‘Well, Then’ written by Susan McCreery, read by Eleni Schumacher and recorded live at Little Fictions at Sydney’s Knox St Bar. Our presenters challenge you to find some sexual innuendos in this piece. Subscribe to the podcast here. Let us know what you think of ‘Well, Then’ by leaving … Read More
In this episode, Emma has chosen ‘Well, Then’ written by Susan McCreery, read by Eleni Schumacher and recorded live at Little Fictions at Sydney’s Knox St Bar. Our presenters challenge you to find some sexual innuendos in this piece. Let us know what you think of ‘Well, Then’ by leaving a comment on the Coffee … Read More
We send our warmest congratulations to Bella Li and the dynamic Vagabond Press for winning the 2018 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award’s Prize for Poetry for Argosy. Here’s our interview with Bella about ‘A birthmark in the shape of Puglia’ which was published in the microlit anthology, Landmarks edited by Cassandra Atherton.
In this episode, Ali has chosen ‘Tooth’ written and read by Jon Steiner and recorded live at Little Fictions, a show performed in Sydney’s Knox Street Bar. Our presenters try to determine if this story is terribly sad, terribly funny or both.
For a limited time only, we are offering a huge reduction on bulk purchases of our Australian crime fiction anthology, Crime Scenes edited by crime writer, Zane Lovitt. Recommended by the English Teachers Association, this text is an ideal resource for the classroom. Free ebook sample available on request.
In this episode of Coffee Pod|cast it’s Emma’s turn to choose a microfiction to listen to and discuss. Her pick is ‘Taken’ by Michelle Wright. The narration by Alex Williams was recorded in front of a live audience at Little Fictions in Knox St Bar, Chippendale. Listen in, join the discussion on Facebook and don’t … Read More
Wondering what Coffee Pod|cast is all about? Spineless Wonders’ EMMA HOWE caught up with the podcast’s presenters, ALI MORRIS and EMMA WALSH to find out the story behind this new show, how it is different from other literary podcasts and what podcasts they are listening to right now.
Following the panel on writing microlit at the recent Newcastle Writers Festival, local author, reviewer and creative writing teacher, Ed Wright launched Spineless Wonders’ lastest microlit anthology, Time. Here is the text of his launch speech.