Transportation Press Web Editor Transportation Press is an independent press based in Tasmania, publishing work from around the world. We endeavour to have an active online presence between publishing our books and running competitions like Smoke, an annual international microfiction competition. We are looking for a Web Editor to oversee and maintain our website and … Continue reading Are you our new Web Editor?
We recently launched our first collection of microfiction, Smoke One. It contains the best entries from our inaugural international competition. Susan Lloy is a writer who lives in Montreal, Canada. Her story 'Wishful Thinking' is included in the collection, which is available for puchase here. You can hear her reading from another of her recently … Continue reading Where there is Smoke
Daniel Young is the winner of our first Smoke international microfiction competion. Here he tells the origin story of Dalian Blood Futures, the piece which took the prize. Dalian what futures? The origin story. by Daniel Young I used to work for an investment bank (don’t hate me, my self-loathing is quite sufficient to cover … Continue reading Dalian what futures? The origin story.
Editor in Chief of Transportation Press, Rachel Edwards, visited China to discuss international publishing collaborations, this is the second installment of her account of the visit. Day one, part two Borges wrote (in Spanish) of Canton, that it is "where the river of the Water of Life spills into the sea." Yet when he wrote … Continue reading We Are Taking to China, part two.
Editor in Chief of Transportation Press, Rachel Edwards, visited China to discuss international publishing collaborations, this is the first installment of her account of the visit. At the other end of the table and at a rakish incline, a double bass leans against the wall, outside there are sounds of sweeping, industrial hammering and birds. … Continue reading We Are Taking to China, part one.
The Third Script includes writers from Tasmania, the UK, and Iran. These writers live in many different countries, and each author has a story of their own, not the story in the collection but their stories as authors. Of the Iranian writers we have featured a solitary author living in Tehran. This contact, touches on … Continue reading Farhad Babaei reads from ‘Katrin’
Listen to The Third Script writer, Fereshteh Molavi read from her story, Waxina. You can buy a copy of this wonderful collection, with new short stories from Iran, Tasmania and the UK, here. Born in Tehran, Fereshteh Molavi was raised and lived there before moving to Toronto in 1998. While in Iran, she published works … Continue reading Fereshteh Molavi reads from ‘Waxina’