2019 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award winners announced

September 9, 2019By Bronwyn_MehanShop, The Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award, THE COLUMN

Spineless Wonders is very pleased to announce that Tanya Vavilova has won the 2019 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award for her short-story collection Grub. Congratulations also to our two finalists in this year’s award: Megan McGrath for her short story collection All Hands and James Hughes for his short story collection Understanding Almost Nothing of the World.

Meet Ashfield Sound Bites curator: Ilina Gjurovska

July 9, 2019By Bronwyn_MehanShop, THE COLUMN

We asked editorial assistant and emerging writer, Ilana Gjurovska to tell us a bit about herself, what she does when she needs inspiration for her own writing and the role she will be playing in the upcoming Ashfield Sound Bites project which is part of the   Inner West Council Ashfield EDGE Festival (Sept 13-15). Meet … Read More

Emily Maguire launches My Name Is Revenge

May 17, 2019By Bronwyn_MehanShop, THE COLUMN

I was at an artist’s retreat in the US. Flicking through a book in the library one evening, I came across a reproduction of Arshile Gorky’s painting The Artist and His Mother. I knew – know – very little about painting but something about this just skewered me. I read the caption which told me … Read More

Shuffle authors respond to composers Pt 1

April 2, 2019By Bronwyn_Mehanmicrolit, THE COLUMN

We invited authors to reflect on the soundscapes created by Sonant Bodies & friends for their microlit from the Shuffle anthology. In this post, you will read the responses of Jordie Albiston, Richard Holt, Paulette Smythe, Jen Craig and Christine Howe. We are also hosting an indepth discussion on microlit text and sound with Shuffle … Read More

Meet our Shuffle composers

March 27, 2019By Bronwyn_Mehaninterviews, microlit, Shop, THE COLUMN

We are excited to be working with Sonant Bodies who commissioned five amazing composers to create soundscapes for ten pieces of microlit from the Shuffle anthology. Matilda Gould caught up with the composers to ask them about the pieces they chose to work with and how they approached the task of creating soundscapes. You can … Read More