Michael McGirr Selects: Jane Skelton

November 26, 2015By BronwynMichael McGirr Selects Interviews, Shop

This week we interview Jane Skelton whose long story, ‘Flying Foxes’ is published as part of the Michael McGirr Selects series. Currently undertaking a artist’s residency in Norway, Jane will join our online bookclub for a discussion of her story, of writing fiction and her reading and writing habits. You can read a preview and … Read More

Michael McGirr Selects: Jessie Mitchell

October 22, 2015By BronwynMichael McGirr Selects Interviews, Shop

Jessie Mitchell interest in the hidden stories behind the official history of Ancient Egypt inspired her to write ‘Remembering Mardion’. This historical thriller was selected by Michael McGirr for our digital long stories series. We asked Jessie tell us more about the story behind this story and about her reading and writing habits.

Michael McGirr Selects: Andy Kissane

October 6, 2015By BronwynMichael McGirr Selects Interviews, Shop

This week we delve in to award-winning poet, novelist and short fiction author, Andy Kissane’s story, ‘Love Bites’. A creative writing teacher who has taught in universities, schools and writing centres, we  ask Andy about what his own writing practice, what he is reading and for some tips on how to get the creative spark … Read More

Michael McGirr Selects: Lukas Jackson

September 7, 2015By BronwynMichael McGirr Selects Interviews, Shop

We interview Sydney-based writer, Lukas Jackson whose story, ‘Flatrock, 1979’ is published as part of the Michael McGirr Selects series. To read a sample and grab a copy of this story, check out the preview below. And join the author for more discussion on the Spineless Wonders online bookclub, 8pm AEST, Thursday Sept 13. Do … Read More

Michael McGirr Selects: Ariella Van Luyn

August 28, 2015By BronwynMichael McGirr Selects Interviews

We asked Queensland writer, Ariella Van Luyn about the inspiration for her story, ‘Bulldozer’ and for some tips for writing. Read her responses here. Ariella’s story, ‘Bulldozer’ is one of twelve finalists in the 2014 Carmel Bird Award and is included in the Michael McGirr Selects series of digital singles which is being released this … Read More

Michael McGirr Selects: Erol Engin

July 7, 2015By BronwynMichael McGirr Selects Interviews

We will be releasing digital long stories from the Michael McGirr Selects series over coming months. Each fortnight we’ll be featuring one of the twelve stories on our online bookclub where we will be joined by the author. We’ve also asked each author to respond to five questions about the story which has been chosen … Read More