Bent Street 1 was given its Melbourne Viva! yesterday afternoon at Hares and Hyenas Bookshop. Adam Bandt, Federal MP for Melbourne spoke about the leadership and hope that the LGBTIQA+ community had foregrounded during the recent marriage equality debates.
Brigitte Lewis, Jean Taylor, Steve Pereira and Tina Healy read from their work. The afternoon was introduced by publisher Gordon Thompson and Bent Street editor Tiffany Jones.
pics: Adam Bandt, Brigitte Lewis, audience, Jean Taylor