“100 Lightnings” in for Award

The Aurealis Awards were established in 1995 by Chimaera Publications, the publishers of Aurealis magazine, to recognise the achievements of Australian science fiction, fantasy and horror writers.

The Paroxysm Press anthology 100 Lightnings (ed. Stephen Studach) and some of the stories contained within have been submitted to the 2016 Aurealis Awards. We’ll let you know how it goes. Click on the logo below for more info about the awards.


Spoke N Slurred featuring Jason Marsiglia: December 4th



Spoke N Slurred, Sunday 4th December
The Coffee Pot, 27 Rundle Mall, Adelaide, 5:30 – 9:30 pm.

Time for some more Spoke N Slurred poetic debauchery with…

JASON MARSIGLIA who has been ripping the hell out of the scene for the last couple of years. A regular performer he is also a two time national finalist at the Australian Poetry Slam; 2016 and in 2015 where he won the state final and placed an overall second in the whole damn country!

So enough of that slam style 1 poem, 2 minutes for a bit and come see Jason give you the full set length performance.

FREE entry + open mic + $5 beer + $6 spirits + raffle + free snacks!!

And note there won’t be another Spoke N Slurred until 29th January 2017!!

See Jason in action at the 2016 SA Poetry Slam Final:

Photo courtesy of Purvis All Creative; video courtesy of Hannah Tunstill.

Spoke n Slurred, featuring Amy Watson … was a blinder!! Stay tuned for the next session…

5:00 pm – 9:30 pm, October 30, 2016

The Coffee Pot, Rundle Mall, Adelaide


Time for some more Spoke N Slurred poetic debauchery with…


who rocked us all on the scene when she came out swinging as a national Australian Poetry Slam finalist while only a kid.

While she’s still a kid to us, those years in between have not been wasted

and you’ll get the f u l l    f e a t u r e   s e t treatment at this one!

FREE entry
open mic
$5 beer
$6 spirits
Free snacks