Carmel Bird Award 2014 winner

January 9, 2015By Bronwyn MehanThe Carmel Bird Award

We are excited to announce that our judge, Michael McGirr, has chosen Marjorie Lewis-Jones’ story, ‘We’re All Travellers Here’ as the winner of the 2014 Carmel Bird Award. Marjorie Lewis-Jones is a Sydney writer and editor. Her story, ‘Shooting Star’ was featured in the Amanda Lohrey Selects series and she recently won the inaugural Lane Cove Literary … Read More

Michael McGirr Selects …

January 7, 2015By Bronwyn MehanThe Carmel Bird Award

We are pleased to announce the twelve finalists in the 2014 Carmel Bird Award, judged by Michael McGirr. Our mission for the 2014 competition was to find the best Australian long stories between 4,000 and 10,000 words. We received an unprecedented number of entries and our hard-working judge declared that the whole exercise had been … Read More

Announcing! Prize-winners of 2011 Carmel Bird Short Fiction Award

October 12, 2011By Bronwyn MehanThe Carmel Bird Award No Comments

Spineless Wonders is very proud to announce the following writers and their winning stories in The Carmel Bird Short Fiction Award, judged by Sophie Cunningham for 2011. Winner $500 Susan McCreery     ‘The Gardener’ Runners Up $100 Claire Aman            ‘Those Gauls Must Be Crazy’ SJ Finn                      ‘Paper Anniversary’ These three stories along with twelve others which … Read More