New microlit: Out of Place

May 12, 2015By Bronwyn Mehaninterviews

Cover by Richard Holt Spineless Wonders will soon release its annual anthology of microliterature. Co-editors, Kirsten Tranter and Linda Godfrey spoke to The Column about how this year’s Out of Place theme came about, what they were looking for from contributors and about some of the pieces they have included. Here’s what they said: Throwing … Read More

Kirsten Tranter: Flashing the Square

August 25, 2014By Bronwyn MehanFlashing the Square

In the first of our interview series with contributors to Flashing the Square, an anthology of microfiction and prose poems, we interview Berkeley-based Australian author, Kirsten Tranter. 1. What inspired you to write the prose poem/microfiction which will appear in Flashing the Square? Turing Test Study Guide was inspired by thinking about the Turing Test, … Read More

Stoned Crow: Dael Allison

June 17, 2013By Bronwyn MehanStoned Crows interviews No Comments

1. What inspired you to write the prose poem/microfiction which is published in Stoned Crows & other Australian icons? I did a Masters of Creative Arts at UTS in 2010/11 and my focus was the great traveler and modernist artist Ian Fairweather (1891-1974). I planned to base a volume of poems on aspects of his … Read More

The joanne burns Award

June 1, 2013By Bronwyn Mehanfeature article

As the only publisher of an annual Australian book of prose poems and microfiction, SPINELESS WONDERS is very excited to announce an award named in honour of renowned experimental poet, joanne burns. About joanne burns joanne burns writes poetry [including prose poems], monologues, and short futurist fictions or farables. She has been writing prose poems … Read More