Microlit – what is it? Q&A with Cassandra Atherton

February 17, 2018By Spineless Wonders ~teaminterviews, microlit, Shop, THE COLUMN

In this extended interview, Cassandra Atherton, microlit anthology series editor and regular judge of The joanne burns Microlit Award shares her insights into the history as well as the current state of play of the  unique literary form,  microliterature. She also talks about microlit videos, Japanese culture, micro-cocktails and her obsession with all things tiny. … Read More

Most Underrated Book Award finalist: LOOPHOLES

October 20, 2017By Spineless Wonders ~teamEVENTS, microlit, NEWS

‘This year’s shortlist highlights the diverse, risk-taking and creative work being published by independent publishers….’ We are thrilled that Susan McCreery’s Loopholes in the running for the Small Press Networks’ award for the most underrated book of 2017 sponsored by the Australian Booksellers Association. The winner will be announced by Toni Jordan, one of three MUBA … Read More

Phone It In finalist: Lauren Grubic

September 29, 2017By Spineless Wonders ~teamSlinkies, THE COLUMN

As part of this year’s National Young Writers’ Festival, the Spineless Wonders’ Slinkies team has been running the Phone It In competition, asking writers under 35 years of age to contribute a short audio story. They had a great response to this call-out and now with the festival only a week away, it is time … Read More

Phone It In finalist: Ben Volchok

September 28, 2017By Spineless Wonders ~teamSlinkies, THE COLUMN

As part of this year’s National Young Writers’ Festival, the Spineless Wonders’ Slinkies team has been running the Phone It In competition, asking writers under 35 years of age to contribute a short audio story. They had a great response to this call-out and now with the festival only a week away, it is time … Read More

Phone It In finalist: Cat McLean

September 26, 2017By Spineless Wonders ~teamSlinkies, THE COLUMN

As part of this year’s National Young Writers’ Festival, the Spineless Wonders’ Slinkies team has been running the Phone It In competition, asking writers under 35 years of age to contribute a short audio story. They had a great response to this call-out and now with the festival only a week away, it is time … Read More

Phone It In finalist: Ben Schofield

September 25, 2017By Spineless Wonders ~teamSlinkies, THE COLUMN

As part of this year’s National Young Writers’ Festival, the Spineless Wonders’ Slinkies team has been running the Phone It In competition, asking writers under 35 years of age to contribute a short audio story. They had a great response to this call-out and now with the festival only a week away, it is time … Read More

Phone It In finalist: Brianna Bullen

September 25, 2017By Spineless Wonders ~teamSlinkies, THE COLUMN

As part of this year’s National Young Writers’ Festival, the Spineless Wonders’ Slinkies team has been running the Phone It In competition, asking writers under 35 years of age to contribute a short audio story. They had a great response to this call-out and now with the festival only a week away, it is time … Read More

Phone It In finalist: Anna Jacobson

September 24, 2017By Spineless Wonders ~teamSlinkies, THE COLUMN

As part of this year’s National Young Writers’ Festival, the Spineless Wonders’ Slinkies team has been running the Phone It In competition, asking writers under 35 years of age to contribute a short audio story. They had a great response to this call-out and now with the festival only a week away, it is time … Read More

Little Fictions Callout: Year of the Dog

August 31, 2017By Spineless Wonders ~teamEVENTS

We are seeking submissions for a ‘Year of the Dog’ themed Little Fictions event planned for 2018. Closes Dec 1, 2017. Enter here What are we looking for? To mark the 2018 Lunar New Year, we are seeking texts which: -are influenced by some of the characteristics associated with the Year of the Dog. -explore … Read More