Slinkies – Submissions currently being judged

Slinkies – Submissions currently being judged

The 2020 Slinkies call out is now closed. Do you battle with Millennial Fatigue? Symptoms include a generalised sense of impending doom about our planet whilst at the same time tuning it out entirely to focus on what really matters… why does this person’s Instagram feed horrify me to my very core, yet I keep … Read More

Meet the Slinkies: Laurence Levy-Atkinson

The 2016 Slinkies eSingles are now out, and we are excited to share this series of  interviews with under 30 emerging writers. Here, Slinkies‘ publicist, Ashley Mounser throws Laurence Levy-Atkinson, author of ‘Farblondzhet‘ some questions about his story, the influences on his writing and about where to next.

Meet the Slinkies: Kyra Thomsen

The 2016 Slinkies eSingles are now out, and here is the first of our interviews with under 30 emerging writers. Here, Slinkies‘ publicist, Ashley Mounser throws Kyra Thomsen, author of ‘Buzzing’ some questions about her story, the influences on her writing and about where to next.

Meet the Slinkies: Jarryd Luke

This week we ask Jarryd Luke about his Slinkies eSingle, ‘Polyethylene’, about the influences on his writing and about his latest writing project. To read a copy of Jarryd’s story, here.

Meet the Slinkies: Tyler Mahoney

Our hardworking Slinkies Editorial Team have cooked up some questions for the latest batch of emerging writers to be published as part of our Slinkies Under 30s platform. Below, Tyler Mahoney responds to questions about his writing and what work of art  inspires him. You can grab a copy of ‘Headlights Like Satellites’ by Tyler … Read More

Meet the Slinkies: Kate Liston-Mills

Kate Liston-Mills is a fiction writer based in Pambula on the southern coast of New South Wales and we are thrilled to publish her book of short stories, The Waterfowl Are Drunk!, as part of our Slinkies Collection series edited by Bridget Lutherborrow. In this interview, Kate talks about , the inspirations behind some of … Read More

Meet the Slinkies: JYL Koh

Julie (J.Y.L.) Koh is a fiction writer based in Sydney and we are thrilled to publish her book of short stories, Capital Misfits, as part of our Slinkies Collection series edited by Bridget Lutherborrow. In this interview, Julie talks about transgender wizards, the inspirations behind some of her stories and her writing process. To purchase … Read More

Meet the Slinkies: Ben Brooker

Our intrepid Slinkies editor, Laura Barry pinned down the prolific writer, editor, critic, essayist, and playwright, Ben Brooker and asked him about his writing, his influences and whether he prefers baking to cleaning the house. Here’s what he said: LB: Do you remember the name and the personality of the first character you ever created? BB: … Read More

Meet the Slinkies: Abby Kong

Slinkies editor, Laura Barry caught up with emerging writer, Abby Kong and asked her about writing and the meaning of life. LB: Do you remember the name and the personality of the first character you ever created? AK: It might not have been the very first, but the first I can remember was a rabbit … Read More

Meet the Slinkies: Nick Couldwell

Our Slinkies editor, Laura Barry put some curly questions to our latest Slinkies’ author, Nick Couldwell. LB:  Do you remember the name and personality of the first character you ever created? NC: My Mum kept a story I had written when I was in the early years of primary school. I don’t remember how old … Read More