Microlit Chocolate Wheel

March 13, 2020By Bronwyn MehanNEWS & EVENTS (Homepage)

Monday April 27 Knox Street Bar, Chippendale Tickets via Eventbrite, here. Spineless Wonders joins forces with improv specialists, Bang Bang Rodeo to present this unique literary event. The chocolate wheel is spun to select a 200-wd microfiction to be read aloud. Nobody has heard this story before – especially not the improv actors. Then we … Read More

Australia Who by joanne burns

September 18, 2018By Bronwyn_MehanLittle Fictions

Australia Who: Scenes from dystopia is a performance of scenes adapted from award-winning joanne burns’ novella about environmental devastation and people power. The multimedia performance uses live theatre and projections to bring four scenes to life. This free event is suitable for adults only. Bookings are recommended as places are limited. Book here. Follow Us: … Read More

Little Fictions On Air Ep 5 Sydney Stories

August 29, 2018By Bronwyn_MehanEpisodes

In this episode, our host Ella Watson-Russell presents tales from Sydney’s early years as well as from the not-too-distant past.  Featuring the voices of Joel Horwood, Felix Johnson , Claire Oehme and Eleni Schumacher, this episode includes stories about the Shark Arm Case, Petersham Swimming Pool and Parramatta Rd circa 1988. Authors featured include Karolina … Read More

Little Fictions On Air Ep 3 Comedy Shorts

July 30, 2018By Bronwyn_MehanEpisodes, THE COLUMN

This episode of Little Fictions On Air presented by Ella Watson-Russell features the voices of Lauren Hamilton Neill,  Adam Norris and Joel Horwood. Short stories include ‘Addicted’ by Angie Holst, ‘Kurt and the Interview’ by Slade Quinn, ‘Northwest Passage’ by Jon Steiner and ‘The Ibis and the Real Estate’ by Helen Meany. As well as … Read More

Little Fictions On Air Ep 2 Conflict Zones

July 17, 2018By Bronwyn_MehanEpisodes, Shop

In this episode, Ella Watson-Russell presents four stories each with very different perspectives on the topic of war and violence. Actor Nicholas Starte performs Harry Kolotas’ ‘Wrath of Achilles’, Tim McGarry’s narration of Charles D’Anastasi’s ‘Broken House’ includes sound design by composer Thomas Ross, Ella narrates Amanda Berry’s ‘We That Are Left’ and Alex Williams … Read More

Derision For Home Owners

March 20, 2018By Spineless Wonders ~teamEVENTS, NEWS & EVENTS (Homepage)

Derision For Home Owners Won’t Save You – discomforting innercity stories Tuesday May 1. 7pm Knox St Bar, Chippendale, Sydney Tickets available from Eventbrite, here. Come along to this night of performed fiction. You’ll hear inner-city tales of the past and the present, about local landmarks and remarkable locals. We have a Darlington flâneur, a … Read More

Little Fictions: Year of the Dog

January 24, 2018By Bronwyn MehanEVENTS, NEWS & EVENTS (Homepage)

To mark the 2018 Lunar New Year, Little Fictions presents an array of canine-inspired stories for your listening pleasure. Ranging from unlikely shaggy dog tales to stories that come with a bite, these short Australian stories will delight and enthral. Join MC KATHRYN YUEN (‘Mrs Chan’ from the SBS TV comedy, Maximum Choppage) and actors, … Read More

Little Fictions Callout: Vaginal Spray

January 18, 2018By Bronwyn MehanEVENTS, NEWS & EVENTS (Homepage)

We are seeking submissions for a feminist-themed Little Fictions event planned for 2018. Closes Feb 19, 2018. Entry is free. Email submissions to info[at]shortaustralianstories.com.au What are we looking for? We would like to mark the 2018 International Women’s Day with some contemporary takes on the f-word. You might depict a world where ‘feminazi’ is not … Read More

New Faces at Little Fictions

June 24, 2016By Bronwyn MehanLittle Fictions

You probably didn’t know that you can vacuum your lungs. Well, actors can. Along with lip fluttering, spine rolling and repeating ‘BDGD’ and ‘PTKT’ at an amazing rate of knots without slurring or stumbling. These, and many other vocal tricks and tips were imparted by Holly Myers in the voice and microphone workshop she ran … Read More