Infectious Fictions

March 15, 2020By BronwynNEWS & EVENTS (Homepage), Shop

Like many literary arts organisations, Spineless Wonders is saddened by the cancellation of upcoming events such as the Newcastle and Sydney Writers Festivals due to the threats such gatherings pose to the spread of coronavirus. We are disappointed that we will be unable to participate in the planned panel discussions, to stage our #storybombing events … Read More

Microlit Chocolate Wheel

March 13, 2020By BronwynNEWS & EVENTS (Homepage)

Monday April 27 Knox Street Bar, Chippendale Tickets via Eventbrite, here. Spineless Wonders joins forces with improv specialists, Bang Bang Rodeo to present this unique literary event. The chocolate wheel is spun to select a 200-wd microfiction to be read aloud. Nobody has heard this story before – especially not the improv actors. Then we … Read More

“Panthers” hits the world stage

February 14, 2020By BKADNEWS & EVENTS (Homepage)

We congratulate author Jen Craig on the upcoming release of her novella Panthers and the Museum of Fire in North America later this year. ‘Bold, original and urgent … a complex work of fictionalised-memoir in the style of writers such as Karl Ove Knausgaard and Sheila Heti. Fans of Joyce and Virginia Woolf may also … Read More

Coffee Pod|cast Episode 41 Liebestod

December 16, 2019By Bronwyn_MehanEpisodes, NEWS & EVENTS (Homepage), Podcast

Love in a feed store lost in down the rabbit-hole of time. In their final episode, Ali and Emma return to one of their favourite authors, Jon Steiner to discuss ‘Liebostod’ narrated by Joel Horwood. Leave your feedback on this episode or on the series generally at the Coffee Pod|cast Facebook page. ‘Liebestod’ is published … Read More

Microflix Writers & Film Awards

December 3, 2019By BKADdevNEWS & EVENTS (Homepage)

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 (Homepage)

#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

Coffee Pod|cast Ep 39 Disturbance

November 17, 2019By Bronwyn_MehanEpisodes, NEWS & EVENTS (Homepage), 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 (Homepage), 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 (Homepage), 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