Off The Page @ Story-Fest 2018

September 22, 2018By Bronwyn_MehanEVENTS

OFF THE PAGE: words + image + sound = one hour of mind-rending, heartbreaking theatre. Whitney Richards presents this winning formula where words are ripped from their paperback snugs – staples still attached, ink still dripping  –  swallowed whole, then arrayed before you by actors, artists and musicians. You’ll take a train ride up from … Read More

Australia Who by joanne burns

September 18, 2018By Bronwyn_MehanEVENTS, Little Fictions

Australia Who: Scenes from dystopia is a performance of scenes adapted from award-winning joanne burns’ novella about environmental devastation and people power. The multimedia performance uses live theatre and projections to bring four scenes to life. This free event is suitable for adults only. Bookings are recommended as places are limited. Book here.

Microflix @ Surry Hills Festival 2018

September 5, 2018By Bronwyn_MehanEVENTS

Join MC Bailey Sharp for the screening of 30 short animated films inspired by micro fiction.We’ll be celebrating the achievements of the talented teams of emerging animators and sound designers who created these microflix. We will also be officially launching the MICROFLIX Awards and Festival which will be held annually and open to authors and … Read More

Derision For Home Owners

March 20, 2018By Spineless Wonders ~teamEVENTS

Derision For Home Owners Won’t Save You – discomforting innercity stories Tuesday May 1. 7pm Knox St Bar, Chippendale, Sydney Tickets available from Eventbrite, here. Come along to this night of performed fiction. You’ll hear inner-city tales of the past and the present, about local landmarks and remarkable locals. We have a Darlington flâneur, a … Read More

The Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award – info session

February 26, 2018By Spineless Wonders ~teamEVENTS

Thursday March 1, 6-7pm Conference Centre via Entry 3, La Trobe Street, State Library Victoria (or online via Twitter, #CBDLA) Join award judge, Carmel Bird, and Spineless Wonders publisher, Bronwyn Mehan, for an information session to find out how to prepare your digital masterpiece for entry. The 2018 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award is presented … Read More

Vaginal Spray: feminist stories

February 26, 2018By Spineless Wonders ~teamEVENTS

Wednesday 14 March 8pm 107, 107 Redfern St, Redfern Vaginal Spray: feminist stories brings you stories of women who break away, women who stand their ground and women who stand by each other. Your host for the evening is Walkley Award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker, Monique Schafter (Hungry Beast and ABC’s 7.30). A fresh-faced librarian … Read More

Little Fictions: Year of the Dog

January 24, 2018By BronwynEVENTS

To mark the 2018 Lunar New Year, Little Fictions presents an array of canine-inspired stories for your listening pleasure. Ranging from unlikely shaggy dog tales to stories that come with a bite, these short Australian stories will delight and enthral. Join MC KATHRYN YUEN (‘Mrs Chan’ from the SBS TV comedy, Maximum Choppage) and actors, … Read More

Little Fictions Callout: Vaginal Spray

January 18, 2018By BronwynEVENTS

We are seeking submissions for a feminist-themed Little Fictions event planned for 2018. Closes Feb 19, 2018. Entry is free. Email submissions to info[at]shortaustralianstories.com.au What are we looking for? We would like to mark the 2018 International Women’s Day with some contemporary takes on the f-word. You might depict a world where ‘feminazi’ is not … Read More

Most Underrated Book Award finalist: LOOPHOLES

October 20, 2017By Spineless Wonders ~teamEVENTS, microlit, NEWS

‘This year’s shortlist highlights the diverse, risk-taking and creative work being published by independent publishers….’ We are thrilled that Susan McCreery’s Loopholes in the running for the Small Press Networks’ award for the most underrated book of 2017 sponsored by the Australian Booksellers Association. The winner will be announced by Toni Jordan, one of three MUBA … Read More

Little Fictions Callout: Year of the Dog

August 31, 2017By Spineless Wonders ~teamEVENTS

We are seeking submissions for a ‘Year of the Dog’ themed Little Fictions event planned for 2018. Closes Dec 1, 2017. Enter here What are we looking for? To mark the 2018 Lunar New Year, we are seeking texts which: -are influenced by some of the characteristics associated with the Year of the Dog. -explore … Read More