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…

Bedtime Story Project winners!

We are very excited to announce the winners of our Bedtime Stories competition in collaboration with the Kaleidoscope Festival! Congratulations to: Sioban Timmer with ‘It’s Hard to Hug with Wings’ Kaitlin Pradhan with ‘Finding Courage’  Chris McRae with ‘Thieving Thackeray’s Toffee Turmoil’ Sioban, Kaitlin and Chris have won a $50 book voucher each to Underground…

TAG Hungerford Award Shortlist announced

Congratulations to this year’s TAG Hungerford Award Shortlist! These six WA writers are in the running for $12,000 and a publishing contract with Fremantle Press! Yuot Alaak, Zoe Deleuil, Alan Fyfe, Holden Sheppard, Julie Sprigg and Trish Versteegen came out on top after the award’s most competitive year ever.  Past winners and shortlistees include Gail…

Interview: Marianna Shek, author of ‘The Stolen Button’, by Jess Gately

This Month we talk to author Marianna Shek about her picture book for adults The Stolen Button, which Marianna is currently funding for self-publication through Kickstarter. You can donate to her fund here. Hearts are stolen every day, but a stolen belly button- well, that has consequences! When willful Mei Ling wheedles her mother Lady Lin…

Underground is part of the WA Literary Youth Festival!

This Tuesday 11th April Underground Writers will be participating in a panel as part of the Literary Youth Festival in the Cultural Centre of Perth! The panel is entitledåÊLit. Laptops, and explores the field of online Podcasting and Blogging. The panel will discuss how they started their blogs and podcast, and share some of their…

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…

NaNoWriMo is over!

Well, if there are any budding writers out there that took part in the madness known as National Novel Writing Month this November, my hat is off to you! Four out of our five editors gave it a crack this year, with three of them pulling through at the end with one finished novel on…