Stoned Crow: Kate Walter

August 5, 2013By Bronwyn MehanStoned Crows interviews No Comments

1. What inspired you to write the prose poem/microfiction which is published in Stoned Crows & other Australian icons? My partner had asked me to develop a story for a short film. He wanted something with skateboards and wide angles, so I was toying with the idea of a western in a post-apocalyptic Sydney where … Read More

Stoned Crow: Richard Holt

July 29, 2013By Bronwyn MehanStoned Crows interviews No Comments

1. What inspired you to write the prose poem/microfiction which is published in Stoned Crows & other Australian icons? The Swimmer was written looking out on one of those mornings when the coastal horizon has been lost and the grey of sea and sky become one. The story came quickly as I watched a lone … Read More

Stoned Crow: Trina Denner

July 15, 2013By Bronwyn MehanStoned Crows interviews No Comments

1. What inspired you to write the prose poem/microfiction which is published in Stoned Crows & other Australian icons? Sport is such a large part of the Australian psyche and the trend in recent years for adults to personalise sport, and the resulting emergence of the ‘Weekend Warrior’, is fascinating to me. The burgeoning social … Read More

Stoned Crow: Tim Heffernan

July 8, 2013By Bronwyn MehanStoned Crows interviews No Comments

1. What inspired you to write the prose poem/microfiction which is published in Stoned Crows & other Australian icons? I wanted to communicate something about the nature of psychosis. This poem is a compressed recount of an actual walk around Sydney in May 2005 and it tries to show how real experiences conspire to create … Read More

Stoned Crow: Dael Allison

June 17, 2013By Bronwyn MehanStoned Crows interviews No Comments

1. What inspired you to write the prose poem/microfiction which is published in Stoned Crows & other Australian icons? I did a Masters of Creative Arts at UTS in 2010/11 and my focus was the great traveler and modernist artist Ian Fairweather (1891-1974). I planned to base a volume of poems on aspects of his … Read More

Stoned Crow: Jude Aquilina

June 11, 2013By Bronwyn MehanStoned Crows interviews No Comments

1. What inspired you to write the prose poem/microfiction which is published in Stoned Crows & other Australian icons? For over a decade, I caught public transport to Adelaide’s CBD every working day. I don’t read; I’m not plugged into a pod or gadget. I like to people-watch, and that includes bus drivers, of whom … Read More

The joanne burns Award

June 1, 2013By Bronwyn Mehanfeature article No Comments

As the only publisher of an annual Australian book of prose poems and microfiction, SPINELESS WONDERS is very excited to announce an award named in honour of renowned experimental poet, joanne burns. About joanne burns joanne burns writes poetry [including prose poems], monologues, and short futurist fictions or farables. She has been writing prose poems … Read More