Bedtime Stories: Spotlight on Kaitlin Pradhan

Kaitlin Pradhan’s story ‘Finding Courage’ will appear as part of the Bedtime Stories installation at this year’s Kaleidoscope Festival. After being selected along with two other winners by Festival Director Drew Anthony, Kaitlin’s story was turned into a light projection thanks to visual creator Suzanne Gately (NSW) and will be presented by Channel 7’s Angela…

Bedtime Stories: Spotlight on Sioban Timmer

Sioban Timmer is one of three winners in the Underground Writers Bedtime Stories competition. Her story ‘It’s Hard to Hug with Wings’ has been turned into a light projection as part of the Kaleidoscope Festival which launches Thursday 1st November and runs until Sunday 4th November. Her story was selected by Festival Director Drew Anthony…

Bedtime Stories: Spotlight on Chris McRae

Chris McRae’s story ‘Thieving Thackeray’s Toffee Turmoil‘ is one of three winning entries to the Underground Writers Bedtime Stories competition. Along with two other winners, Chris’s story will be turned into a light projection at the 2018 Kaleidoscope Festival from 1-4 November. The winning stories will be presented by Channel 7’s Angela Tsun, Adrian Barich…

Call for Submissions – Bedtime Stories project

Underground Writers is seeking flash fiction submissions for an exciting new project in partnership with the 2018 Kaleidoscope Festival. The Bedtime Stories project will see three winning stories selected for performance as part of the 2018 Kaleidoscope Festival, which takes place in Joondalup on 1-4 November 2018 and attracts approximately 80,000 visitors each year. The…

Underground Books is now open for all your Australian debut reading needs

Underground Books, the new online bookshop from Underground Writers, officially launches this weekend. The online store will only stock debut titles from Australian or Australian-based authors with all profits from the sales going towards funding the group’s projects to support emerging Australian writers. Operations Manager and Editor-in-Chief Jemimah Halbert Brewster said the store had ‘already…

Underground Writers announce bold new initiative to support debut Australian authors

Underground Writers have announced that they will launch an online bookstore called Underground Books which will only stock debut Australian titles. All profits from the store will go towards supporting the group’s projects which provide information, education, and encouragement to emerging Australian writers. Underground Operations Manager and Editor-In-Chief, Jemimah Halbert Brewster, said the bookstore will…

Issue 21: Mythological Figures

Issue 21: Mythological Figures is here! This issue is packed full of poetic goodness form MTC Cronin & Peter Boyle, Alys Jackson, Elise Kelly, and Maddie Godfrey; with room to sink your teeth into short stories from Jude Bridge, Sian Tondut, and Antony Millen. There’s a whole lot of re-tellings, re-visitings, revisions, and cheeky adn…

Submissions and NaNoWriMo!

Hey Hey happy writers, As many of you may already know, NaNoWriMo is next month! National Novel Writing Month encourages you to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. Intimidating? Maybe a little… Fun? DEFINITELY!! So our advice from here at Underground is to start preparing. Start getting a skeleton plot together and if you’ve…

Issue 4 Submissions close July 31st

Issue 3 is out on the streets and with that said it’s that time to start getting ready for Issue 4. Submissions will close July 31st so get out those pens and paper (or keyboards/typewriters/inkpads/whatever you use) and remember to check out our submission guidelines to give yourself the best chance of acceptance! We also have a Challenge…

Taking Submissions for Issue 2

We are now taking submissions for Issue 2 to be released at the end of December! Submissions close December 17th so get writing and get your stuff in. Check out the Submission Guidelines link for details! We can’t wait to read your stuff!   (If you’re not ready by December 17th to hand in for Issue 2…

We’re looking for Submissions!!!

Well everything is up and running, so it’s time to get writing! Get your pen and paper, start scribbling, start digging out all your old work and show us what you’ve got! We’re looking for submissions for our first issue! Once you’ve got something, don’t be shy, email it to us at submissions@underground-writers.org! Don’t forget…