Derision For Home Owners

March 20, 2018By Spineless Wonders ~teamEVENTS, NEWS & EVENTS (Homepage)

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

Vaginal Spray: feminist stories

February 26, 2018By Spineless Wonders ~teamEVENTS, NEWS & EVENTS (Homepage)

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

joanne burns Microlit Award winners 2017

February 26, 2018By Spineless Wonders ~teamTHE COLUMN

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

Meet the Interns Part Four

February 22, 2018By Spineless Wonders ~teaminterns, interviews, THE COLUMN

We bring you another instalment in our Where Are They Now series which profiles some of our former interns. We ask them to look back at their internship/work experience with Spineless Wonders and tell us about any highlights and anything they found useful from the experience. Of course, we are curious about what happens to … Read More

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 & EVENTS (Homepage)

‘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