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.
Australian short story publisher, Spineless Wonders is excited to be releasing the very first episode of Coffee Pod|cast and introducing your hosts, Emma Walsh and Ali Morris. Join Emma and Ali as each episode they select for you a microfiction, read by an actor, and then chat about it over their morning coffee.
Join Kaye Aldenhoven for the launch of Michael Giacometti’s debut collection, My Life & other fictions at 2018 Wordstorm Festival May 24 -27.
Join Cassandra Atherton for the launch of Richard Holt’s debut collection, What You Might Find, at St Kilda Readings, April 26 from 6.30. Includes readings, performance and book-signing. Book bags designed by Bettina Kaiser also on sale.
With the deadline for The Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award (April 30) fast approaching, we thought it timely to let you know what queries we have been receiving – and, more importantly, how we have responded to them. For more details about the award including entry guidelines and instructions on how to submit, click here. … Read More
Derision For Home Owners Won’t Save You – discomforting innercity stories Tuesday May 1. 7pm Knox St Bar, Chippendale, Sydney Tickets available from Eventbrite, here. Come along to this night of performed fiction. You’ll hear inner-city tales of the past and the present, about local landmarks and remarkable locals. We have a Darlington flâneur, a … Read More
Thursday March 1, 6-7pm Conference Centre via Entry 3, La Trobe Street, State Library Victoria (or online via Twitter, #CBDLA) Join award judge, Carmel Bird, and Spineless Wonders publisher, Bronwyn Mehan, for an information session to find out how to prepare your digital masterpiece for entry. The 2018 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award is presented … Read More
Wednesday 14 March 8pm 107, 107 Redfern St, Redfern Vaginal Spray: feminist stories brings you stories of women who break away, women who stand their ground and women who stand by each other. Your host for the evening is Walkley Award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker, Monique Schafter (Hungry Beast and ABC’s 7.30). A fresh-faced librarian … Read More
Co-hosts of the joanne burns Microlit Award, Newcastle Writers Festival and Spineless Wonders are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 award. Winner of the National category is Tess Pearson for ‘Traces’ (pictured). TESS PEARSON is a Sydney-based writer of poetry and prose. She has been published in the anthologies Hide Your Fires (UTS, … Read More
This week we talk to Yvonne Fein about ‘Time Lies’ which appears in Time, the latest Microlit anthology edited by Cassandra Atherton and published in 2018 by Spineless Wonders. In this interview, Yvonne talks about her approach to writing microlit, what she is reading right now and her favourite time of year for putting pen to paper.