Spineless Wonders is seeking submissions for the Moon Orchard  Audiobook Anthology of South-East Asian voices. We’re looking for  writers and creators regardless of their publishing experience to share  their experiences with culture and identity in Australia and abroad.

Who: South-East Asian authors and voices.

Why: We want to provide a platform for South-East Asian voices  because we feel that they’re under-represented in the Australian  literature landscape

What: We’re looking for submissions of fiction, creative non-fiction,  songs, or translations, with a limit of 200-1000 words or 1 – 10  minutes. You can submit your work as text and/or audio format.

Entry Fee: $15 (students and concession holders please use separate Concession entry form)

If you have any questions, shoot us an email: info[at]shortaustralianstories[dot]com[dot]au

Spineless Wonders is seeking submissions for the Moon Orchard  Audiobook Anthology of South-East Asian voices. We’re looking for  writers and creators regardless of their publishing experience to share  their experiences with culture and identity in Australia and abroad.
Who: South-East Asian authors and voices.
Why: We want to provide a platform for South-East Asian voices  because we feel that they’re under-represented in the Australian  literature landscape
What: We’re looking for submissions of fiction, creative non-fiction,  songs, or translations, with a limit of 200-1000 words or 1 – 10  minutes. You can submit your work as text and/or audio format.
Entry Fee: $10 for students and concession holders
If you have any questions, shoot us an email: info[at]shortaustralianstories[dot]com[dot]au

SUBMISSIONS DUE FEB 1 2022.
*Please note some of this information has recently changed.

Spineless Wonders is now accepting submissions of short fiction from writers between 18 and 30 years of age for its publication program, Slinkies. Selected entries will be published in the limited edition, Slinkies 2022 anthology.
Use this form to submit your short fiction (up to 10,000 words). Feel free to attach information about yourself and your writing.
If we like your piece we will send you a Publication Agreement.
 FAQs
1. Is it free to enter? YES.
2. I’m an Australian living overseas. Can I still enter? YES. The competition is open to people under 30 who currently reside in Australia or Australians living overseas.
3. Can I make more than one submission? YES, PLEASE. WE LIKE TO READ.
4. I’m not exactly sure if what I have written is a short story, novella, a set of linked short stories or some weird hybrid thing – do you still want to see it? YES. We want any kind of prose you’ve got, and we love experimental works. Whether it’s one short story or several, a novella, creative non-fiction, hypertext or graphic novellas, send it our way!
5. Where will the Slinkies 2022 anthology be available? In bookshops and libraries. Spineless Wonders books are distributed in Australia and New Zealand by New South and globally by Ingram Spark.

6. How can I get my hands on previously published Slinkies eStories, anthologies and audiobooks? Browse our online shop.
For any further inquiries, email us on info[at]shortaustralianstories[dot]com[dot]au

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