Coffee Pod|cast Episode 40 It Stretches Our Shape

December 9, 2019By Bronwyn_MehanEpisodes, Podcast

An evocative piece which stretches the imagination. In this episode, Ali and Emma discuss Tess Ridgway’s ‘It Stretches Our Shape’ narrated by Sydney actor, Anni Finsterer. Let us know what you think, leave a comment of the Coffee Pod|cast Facebook page. ‘It Stretches Our Shape’ is published in Shuffle an anthology of microlit edited by … Read More

Slinkies – Submissions open

December 3, 2019By BKADdevSUBMIT

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 going back to see what the hell they’ve … Read More

Microflix Writers & Film Awards

December 3, 2019By BKADdevNews & Events

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.

Storybombing

December 2, 2019By BKADdevNews & Events

#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 BKADdevSUBMIT

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

Coffee Pod|cast Ep 39 Disturbance

November 17, 2019By Bronwyn_MehanEpisodes, News & Events, Podcast

This disturbing episode carries a domestic violence content warning. Ali and Emma discuss Susan McCreery’s microfiction, ‘Disturbance’ narrated by Sydney actor, Alex Neal. Join the discussion about the role that literature can play in depicting this  pressing social issue on the Coffee Pod|cast Facebook page. ‘Disturbance’ is published in Loopholes by Susan McCreery. About the … Read More

Coffee Pod|cast Ep 38 Timeless Crones

October 28, 2019By Bronwyn_MehanEpisodes, News & Events, Podcast, The joanne burns Award, Writing To The Edge

Older women drinking sherry and behaving badly at funerals, weddings, parties, anything. In this episode, Ali and Emma discuss Elizabeth Hodgins’ ‘Timeless Crones’ narrated by Ella Watson-Russell. They ask if you have any thoughts on some of the common tropes used to portray older women in mythology through to popular culture. Join the discussion on … Read More

Coffee Pod|cast Ep 37 Particles In My Body

October 14, 2019By Bronwyn_MehanEpisodes, News & Events, Podcast, Shop

A surrealist microstory which is either a horror story about animal cruelty, the nightmarish abuse of a stuffed toy or just a typical breakfast in a long-term relationship. You be the judge of Lou Swinn’s ‘Particles In My Body’ narrated by Eleni Schumacher. Let Ali and Emma know what you think, drop by the Coffee … Read More

Coffee Pod|cast Ep 36 Over Time

September 30, 2019By Bronwyn_MehanEpisodes, Podcast, Shop

Is he over his time here? Is he stuck in time? What happened in the life of this avid cyclist? What happened to the light? And why did Ali’s feet suddenly start growing? In this episode of Coffee Pod|cast, Ali and Emma have a go at joining the dots in this short but deep microlit … Read More