*The launch of Scintillae 2012 is programmed for August 11th, 4.30-6pm (i.e. the Saturday afternoon of the festival) in the Banquet Room/main festival hub (in the Capital, View Street Bendigo). After Ian has said a few words John Charalambous, award winning Australian author of three novels, will officially launch the anthology followed by a selection of short readings. See a larger sneak preview of the front cover - designed by Peter Wiseman - here:Scintillae 2012 front cover.
The anthology will feature 75 pieces by 52 writers who have either: a) contributed to Bendigo TAFE's PWE program as professionals over the last decade or so, or who are b) graduates of the program currently producing innovative poetry, short fiction, non-fiction etc..
Bendigo Writers Festival: You can download the close to final version of the program from the Bendigo Writers Festival website (courtesy The Bendigo Weekly) i.e. Program BWF 2012. For more on the festival as the start date approaches check in regularly at: Bendigo Writers Festival.
Scintillae 2012 (anthology and launch) is sponsored by Bendigo TAFE and Bendigo TAFE Professional Writing and Editing team.