To mark the release of Love Letter to Lola, we present a short extract from ‘Reflections’, an exegesis on the writing of this collection by Carmel Bird. Also included below are notes from the author about the choice of front and back cover images. The book is released today, May 1, 2023 and is available … Read More
We are delighted to be releasing Susan McCreery’s novella, All the Unloved (Feb 1 2023). Susan’s novella is located on the beautiful beachside of Bondi, enriched with the entangled lives of apartment neighbours as they face the themes of love, longing, isolation, family and unrequited love. In this interview, Spineless Wonders’ Zara McElroy asks Susan … Read More
We are delighted to repost, with permission, this fascinating review by Julia Prendergast of Dominique Hecq’s collection, Smacked and other stories of addiction.
We are thrilled to be releasing Julia Prendergast’s debut short fiction collection, Bloodrust and other stories. In this post, Julia talks with Lucia Roohizadegan and Chloe Cran about the central themes of her collection, about writing literary fiction and offers advice to emerging authors.
Su-May Tan’s short story collection, Lake Malibu and other stories, has just been shortlisted for the 2022 University of Southern Queensland Steele Rudd Award for a Short Story Collection – no minor feat for a debut work! The collection’s stories traverse Malaysia (Su-May’s home country) and Australia (her adopted country) to examine the lives of … Read More
Throughout the month of June, we celebrated the international Audiobook Awareness Month. As a relatively new Australian audio production company, it was a great chance for us to showcase the many audiobooks SW Audio has produced over the past twelve months. Find out about our author-centred audiobook app and grab a free audiobook.
Writer and Digital Humanities specialist, David Thomas Henry Wright has won the 2021 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award for A Condensed History of the Australian Camel. Our prize judge Roanna Gonsalves described Wright’s entry as an ‘exceptional work,’ which is ‘in part an ode to camels and in part a ludic interrogation of the archive’. … Read More
Huge congratulations to Katerina Cosgrove for winning the Fiction category of the 2021 Woollahra Digital Literary Awards for her novella, Zorba The Buddha. It is now available in print as part of the Spineless Wonders Smalls series and can be purchased here. Here’s what the judges had to say…
Take advantage of this great offer on our SW Smalls series. You can purchase a set of 3, 5 or 7 books from the ten on offer. And the whole set will make a great xmas present for the booklovers in your life.
We are thrilled to introduce you to bilingual writer, Vasco Pimentel whose short story, ‘The Last Fence’ is published in the 2021 Slinkies anthology. In this interview with publishing intern, Jessica Duff, Vasco talks about the origin of his story, about writing in a pandemic and about his writing process. To find out more about … Read More