Spineless Wonders


Type Of Organization
Press
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
Established in 2011, Spineless Wonders is a unique indie Australian publishing house which showcases short stories on multiple platforms. It publishes single author collections, novellas and anthologies in print and digital formats. It hosts two annual writing awards, the Carmel Bird Short Fiction Award and the joanne burns microlit Award and each year it publishes emerging writers under 30 via Slinkies, its digital-only platform. The company also auspices Little Fictions, a show where actors read short stories to a live audience and it produces two literary podcasts. In 2016, it formed a multidiscipline artistic collective, #storybombing, which showcases Spineless Wonders’ short stories via installations, videos and interactive media.In 2018, Spineless Wonders established Microflix, a new film festival which awards short films.

Is Your Group Affiliated With A University, Portal Or Other Agency?
no
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Bronwyn Mehan
Contact Title
Director of Publishing
Contact Email
Publishes
fiction
Submissions Policy
Via the two annual awards, call outs for our Little Fictions program and submission to Slinkies, our digital platform for writers who are over 18 and under 30.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
No
Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
no
Reading Period
Year round
Reporting Time
2 - 2 months
Author Payments
royalties, cash, copies
Contests
The Carmel Bird Digital Literary and the joanne burns Microlit Awards are open to Australians living overseas.
Number Of Paid Staff
1
Number Of Unpaid Staff
2
Year Founded
2011
Distributors
New South, Ingram
E-distributors
New South, Ingram
ISBN Number
9781925052428 9781925052398 9781925052404 9781925052329 9781925052367 9781925052350
Number Of Books Published Per Year
5
Titles In Print
30
Percentage Of Above Available Digitally
80
Paperback
100
Average Price Per Book
22.99
Average Price Per E-Book
4.99

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