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.
This week we talk with the 2016 regional joanne burns award winner, Dael Allison. Her recent work ‘Breakwall’ appears in Landmarks – the latest anthology curated by Spineless Wonders. During this interview we discover Dael’s favourite Australian landscape, who inspires her writing and what inspired her mirco-lit, ‘Breakwall.’
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