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
We are thrilled to introduce you to bilingual writer, Vasco Pimentel whose short story, ‘The Last Fence’ is published in the 2021 Slinkies anthology. In this interview with publishing intern, Jessica Duff, Vasco talks about the origin of his story, about writing in a pandemic and about his writing process. To find out more about … Read More
We are thrilled to introduce you to Perth-based writer, Lydia Trethewey whose short story, ‘Nothing Is Motionless’ is published in the 2021 Slinkies anthology. In this interview with publishing intern, Jessica Duff, Lydia talks about the origin of her story, about the influence that her visual arts practice has on her writing and her favourite … Read More
We are thrilled to introduce you to emerging writer, Bethany Cody whose short story, ‘Seep’ is published in the 2021 Slinkies anthology. In this interview with publishing intern, Jessica Duff, Bethany talks about the origin of her story, about the role of research in fiction writing and her favourite authors. To find out more about … Read More
‘Dear Ibis is a letter. Like all letters, it is a time capsule. Written during a year of fire, flood and a global pandemic, Dear Ibis touches on some of the key challenges that have impacted our world.’ Spineless Wonders is proud to be releasing Kate Liston-Mills’ second collection of short fiction. Dear Ibis is … Read More
‘In 2017, I found myself with a 12,000-word novella. It was best piece of fiction I’d ever written, and possibly the best piece of writing of any sort, and it sat in my hard drive, dreaming of readers.’ Find out how Ashley Kalagian Blunt’s journey to publication across a range of platforms unfolded.
Hello, it is hump day and that means it is time for another installment in the life and times of Spineless Wonders intern, Angela Jin. This week, Dear Reader, Angela reveals how an unhealthy obsession with a certain genre of fiction might just be getting in the way of her career goal of becoming Editor-In-Chief … Read More
Calling all LGBTQI+ writers! In today’s post, you will meet emerging editor, Olivia Garcia who is assisting with the Spineless Wonders’ call out for Queer writing in any genre. We’ve already received some amazing submissions but don’t worry, you have until Nov 1 to submit or to let LGBTQI+ creatives know about this fab opportunity.
We are very proud to be introducing you to the six very talented young writers whose micro audio stories on the theme of sound have been selected by our judge Matilda Gould in the #LitFest2444 Phone It In competition. In this post, we share the judge’s report and interviews with the finalists. You can hear … Read More
Join Melbourne crime-writer Andrew Nette and the Little Fictions On Air team for a discussion of ‘Postcard From Cambodia’ narrated by Lauren Hamilton Neil. You can listen to this audio story ahead of time here then join us on Facebook for a chat. The full version of ‘Postcards From Cambodia’ is published in Crime Scenes … Read More