Here we present the very first issue of BITE magazine for your reading pleasure. This issue's featured writer is the Centre Patron and esteemed local author, Marion Halligan, who graces the cover.
With an underlying theme of 'Reading for Writers', this issue features: Nigel Featherstone on our new reading for writers program Between the Lines, literary agent Danielle Binks on the movement #LoveOzYA and their upcoming anthology, The Lifted Brow's Caitlin McGregor on why we should be reading literary magazines, Anne Edgeworth Fellow Rosanna Stevens on dismantling the pressure to persevere, a lit scene spotlight on BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! and Us Mob Writing Group + more!
There is also a wonderful selection of creative works, including extracts from Frank Bongiorno's The Eighties (2016 ACT Book of the Year Winner), Robyn Cadwallader's The Anchoress (2016 People's Choice, ACT Book of the Year Award), and Marion Halligan's latest novel, Goodbye Sweetheart. Plus, a short story and poem from last year's award winners.