2022 Slinkies Under 30s call out

DEADLINE  FEB 1 2022 *Please note some of this information has recently changed. 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 … Read More

Meet the Slinkies: Vasco Pimentel

Meet the Slinkies: Vasco Pimentel

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

Meet the Slinkies: Lydia Trethewey

Meet the Slinkies: Lydia Trethewey

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

Meet the Slinkies: Bethany Cody

Meet the Slinkies: Bethany Cody

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

Meet The Slinkies: Morgan Riley

Meet The Slinkies: Morgan Riley

We are thrilled to introduce you to emerging writer, Morgan Riley whose short story, ‘The Neighbours Are Curious’ is published in the 2021 Slinkies anthology. In this interview with publishing intern, Jessica Duff, Morgan talks about the cat that inspired his story, about living and writing overseas in Copenhagen and who he is reading right … Read More

Meet the Slinkies: Amanda Jayne

Meet the Slinkies: Amanda Jayne

We are thrilled to introduce you to Sydney writer, Amanda Jayne whose short story, ‘Dress Code’ is published in the 2021 Slinkies anthology. In this interview with publishing intern, Jessica Duff, Amanda talks about the origins of her story, writing across fiction and non-fiction genres and who she is reading right now. To find out … Read More

2021 Slinkies Under 30s call out

DEADLINE  FEB 1 2021 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 going back to see … Read More

Slinkies Shorts 2020

Slinkies Shorts 2020

Ch’aska de Cuba Reed, Sky Carrall and Tehya Nicholas

Bite-sized delights in our first Slinkies anthology.

Meet the 2020 Slinkies: Thomas Alan

Meet the 2020 Slinkies: Thomas Alan

We are thrilled to announce this year’s Slinkies authors. In the next series of posts we bring you interviews with 2020 Slinkies authors, Sophie Overett, Harry Goddard, Ch’aska Cuba de Reed, Liam Higham, Sky Carrall, Emil Colic , Tehya Nicholas and Thomas Alan. In this post, Thomas talks about his short fiction, Stumps/Smokes, how adolescent … Read More