We send our warmest congratulations to Bella Li and the dynamic Vagabond Press for winning the 2018 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award’s Prize for Poetry for Argosy. Here’s our interview with Bella about ‘A birthmark in the shape of Puglia’ which was published in the microlit anthology, Landmarks edited by Cassandra Atherton.
For a limited time only, we are offering a huge reduction on bulk purchases of our Australian crime fiction anthology, Crime Scenes edited by crime writer, Zane Lovitt. Recommended by the English Teachers Association, this text is an ideal resource for the classroom. Free ebook sample available on request.
Wondering what Coffee Pod|cast is all about? Spineless Wonders’ EMMA HOWE caught up with the podcast’s presenters, ALI MORRIS and EMMA WALSH to find out the story behind this new show, how it is different from other literary podcasts and what podcasts they are listening to right now.
Following the panel on writing microlit at the recent Newcastle Writers Festival, local author, reviewer and creative writing teacher, Ed Wright launched Spineless Wonders’ lastest microlit anthology, Time. Here is the text of his launch speech.
With the deadline for The Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award (April 30) fast approaching, we thought it timely to let you know what queries we have been receiving – and, more importantly, how we have responded to them. For more details about the award including entry guidelines and instructions on how to submit, click here. … Read More
Co-hosts of the joanne burns Microlit Award, Newcastle Writers Festival and Spineless Wonders are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 award. Winner of the National category is Tess Pearson for ‘Traces’ (pictured). TESS PEARSON is a Sydney-based writer of poetry and prose. She has been published in the anthologies Hide Your Fires (UTS, … Read More
We bring you another instalment in our Where Are They Now series which profiles some of our former interns. We ask them to look back at their internship/work experience with Spineless Wonders and tell us about any highlights and anything they found useful from the experience. Of course, we are curious about what happens to … Read More
In this extended interview, Cassandra Atherton, microlit anthology series editor and regular judge of The joanne burns Microlit Award shares her insights into the history as well as the current state of play of the unique literary form, microliterature. She also talks about microlit videos, Japanese culture, micro-cocktails and her obsession with all things tiny. … Read More
Last night, in the State Library of Victoria’s Cowen Gallery, Carmel Bird’s digital collection, The Dead Aviatrix, was launched by Jonathan Green and Carmel launched the new digital literary award named in her honour. In this post, we bring you some excerpts of the speeches and some photographs of the action. A fun part of … Read More
As part of this year’s National Young Writers’ Festival, the Spineless Wonders’ Slinkies team has been running the Phone It In competition, asking writers under 35 years of age to contribute a short audio story. They had a great response to this call-out and now with the festival only a week away, it is time … Read More