We invited authors to reflect on the soundscapes created by Sonant Bodies & friends for their microlit from the Shuffle anthology. In this post, you will read the responses of Jordie Albiston, Richard Holt, Paulette Smythe, Jen Craig and Christine Howe. We are also hosting an indepth discussion on microlit text and sound with Shuffle … Read More
We are delighted to bring you the text in full of Cassandra Atherton’s speech at the launch of Richard Holt’s debut collection, What You Might Find at St Kilda Readings earlier this year. Richard’s reply to this wonderful launch speech was to perform a few songs based on stories from the collection on his newly-invented … Read More
This week we talk to Richard Holt about his piece ‘Oblong’ which appears in Landmarks, the latest anthology curated by Spineless Wonders. During this interview, Richard describes a landmark of significance to him, talks about who inspires his writing and what inspired his micro-lit piece.
Guest blogger, Harriet McInerney takes a look behind the scenes of Spineless Wonders’ latest microlit screen video project, Out of Place. The slim and stunning volume that is the Out of Place anthology is filled with expansive microliteratures that have been expanding right off the page! The Out of Place video works have been coming … Read More
1. What inspired you to write the prose poem/microfiction which will appear in Writing To The Edge? Her dark ground began as a very short piece in a format I often use to develop ideas. It worked well enough to warrant expansion, even though its scale is still very modest. I love how there is really … Read More
1. What inspired you to write the prose poem/microfiction which is published in Stoned Crows & other Australian icons? The Swimmer was written looking out on one of those mornings when the coastal horizon has been lost and the grey of sea and sky become one. The story came quickly as I watched a lone … Read More