Spineless Wonders Audio Bookclub: Rent by Anthony Lynch

April 2, 2020By BKADNEWS & EVENTS (Homepage)

We will be discussing the short story ‘Rent’ by Melbourne writer Anthony Lynch and published by Spineless Wonders.‘Rent’ tells the story of Rae a post-grad uni student and the unexpected problems she encounters with her new housemate, Astrid. You can listen now or download to listen later ‘Rent’ here  Anthony’s work has also been shortlisted … Read More

“Panthers” hits the world stage

February 14, 2020By BKADNEWS & EVENTS (Homepage)

We congratulate author Jen Craig on the upcoming release of her novella Panthers and the Museum of Fire in North America later this year. ‘Bold, original and urgent … a complex work of fictionalised-memoir in the style of writers such as Karl Ove Knausgaard and Sheila Heti. Fans of Joyce and Virginia Woolf may also … Read More

Slinkies – Submissions currently being judged

December 3, 2019By BKADSUBMIT

The 2020 Slinkies call out is now closed. Do you battle with Millennial Fatigue? Symptoms include a generalised sense of impending doom about our planet whilst at the same time tuning it out entirely to focus on what really matters… why does this person’s Instagram feed horrify me to my very core, yet I keep … Read More

Microflix Writers & Film Awards

December 3, 2019By BKADNEWS & EVENTS (Homepage)

The Microflix Award & Festival aims to encourage more Australian filmmakers to use work by Australian authors and to foster excellence and creativity in film adaptations. Read about the 2019 Awards. The 2019 Microflix Film Festival in review and the Microflix Special Screenings Night Submissions for 2020, open soon. Follow Us:   Share this page:


December 2, 2019By BKADNEWS & EVENTS (Homepage)

#storybombing offers a range of multiplatform, immersive experiences created by a team of installation artists, performers, composers, videographers and audio engineers #storybombing aims to bringSpineless Wonders’ stories from the page to the general public in surprising and diverting ways. #storybombing activities range from ephemeral low-tech forms such as a line of text chalked onto a … Read More

Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award

December 2, 2019By BKADSUBMIT

Now in its third year, the Calmel Bird Digital Literary Award is for short story collections up to 30,000 words in length. The award includes cash prize amounts of $3000 for the winner and $1000 for two runners-up as well as world-wide digital publication of all three winning entries as part of our Capsule Collections … Read More

Q&A with Bella Li

May 11, 2018By BKADinterviews, microlit, THE COLUMN

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. Follow Us:   Share this … Read More

Coffee Pod|cast Episode 3 Tooth

May 10, 2018By BKADEpisodes

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. Follow Us:   Share this page:

Cri fi rates down


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. Follow Us:   Share this page:

Coffee Podcast Episode 2 Taken

April 30, 2018By BKADEpisodes

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