Coffee Pod|cast Ep 39 Disturbance

November 17, 2019By Bronwyn_MehanEpisodes, NEWS & EVENTS (Homepage), Podcast

This disturbing episode carries a domestic violence content warning. Ali and Emma discuss Susan McCreery’s microfiction, ‘Disturbance’ narrated by Sydney actor, Alex Neal. Join the discussion about the role that literature can play in depicting this  pressing social issue on the Coffee Pod|cast Facebook page. ‘Disturbance’ is published in Loopholes by Susan McCreery. About the … Read More

Meet our Shuffle composers

March 27, 2019By Bronwyn_Mehaninterviews, microlit, Shop, THE COLUMN

We are excited to be working with Sonant Bodies who commissioned five amazing composers to create soundscapes for ten pieces of microlit from the Shuffle anthology. Matilda Gould caught up with the composers to ask them about the pieces they chose to work with and how they approached the task of creating soundscapes. You can … Read More

Microlit – what is it? Q&A with Cassandra Atherton

February 17, 2018By Spineless Wonders ~teaminterviews, microlit, Shop, THE COLUMN

In this extended interview, Cassandra Atherton, microlit anthology series editor and regular judge of The joanne burns Microlit Award shares her insights into the history as well as the current state of play of the  unique literary form,  microliterature. She also talks about microlit videos, Japanese culture, micro-cocktails and her obsession with all things tiny. … Read More

Time Microlit author: Andrew Roff

January 29, 2018By Bronwyn Mehaninterviews, microlit, Time interviews

This week we talk to Andrew Roff about ‘The Lost Hour’ which appears in Time, the latest Microlit anthology edited by Cassandra Atherton and published in 2018 by Spineless Wonders. In this interview, Andrew  talks about his approach to writing microlit, what he is reading right now and his favourite time of year for putting pen to … Read More

Out of Place: Stephanie King’s Chuck Close

February 2, 2016By Bronwyn MehanOut_of_Place, Shop

In this interview with Sydney-based writer and actor, Stephanie King, we include a recording of her microlit piece, ‘Chuck Close’ below. To read this and other great contemporary Australian microliterature,  purchase a copy of Out of Place. What inspired you to write the piece of microliterature which will appear in Out of Place? How would … Read More

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