2021 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award winners

December 10, 2021By Spineless Wonders ~teamCarmel_Bird_Digital_Literary_Award, Shop, THE COLUMN

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

Q&A with CBdlA author Brooke Dunnell

September 19, 2020By Spineless Wonders ~teamCarmel_Bird_Digital_Literary_Award, interviews, The Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award, THE COLUMN

In this post, Bridgette Sulicich and Dahlia Mikha interview Brooke Dunnell about her award-winning short story collection, Female(s and) Dogs. Brooke talks about the importance of creating complex characters, about the origins of some of the stories in her collection. She answers the key questions of why dogs and why female dogs and shares her … Read More

Q&A with CBdlA author Katerina Cosgrove

September 18, 2020By Spineless Wonders ~teamCarmel_Bird_Digital_Literary_Award, interviews, The Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award, THE COLUMN

In this post, Spineless Wonders’ Bridgette Sulicich and Dahlia Mikha quiz Katerina Cosgrove about her award-winning novella Zorba The Buddha – about the challenges of fictionalising real people and events and what initially drew her to the story of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and his followers. You will learn how Cosgrove goes about researching  and overcoming … Read More

Q&A with 2020 CBdlA author Michalia Arathimos

September 17, 2020By Spineless Wonders ~teamCarmel_Bird_Digital_Literary_Award, interviews, The Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award, THE COLUMN

In this post, Bridgette Sulicich and Dahlia Mikha from Spineless Wonders ask our latest author, Michalia Arathimos about her award-winning short story collection, Apologia, about the challenges of tackling tough topics, about writing from different points of view and about the influence of her Greek heritage on her writing. In this fascinating and wide-ranging interview … Read More

Q&A with Ashley Kalagian Blunt

October 9, 2018By Bronwyn_MehanCarmel_Bird_Digital_Literary_Award, Shop, THE COLUMN

Ashley Kalagian Blunt, finalist in the 2018 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award, chats with publishing intern, Bridgette Sulicich about her prize-winning novella and reflective essay, My Name is Revenge, about her own reading and writing habits and about some of the inspirations behind this amazing book.  Follow Us:   Share this page: