This week, we get to know a little more about Out of Place contributor, Melissa Beit. Based in northern NSW, Melissa’s short fiction has been published in a range of Australian journals and anthologies. To read Melissa’s harrowing microfiction, “Hospital Birth”, along with other great writing, click the cover of Out of Place below.
1. Who are the short fiction authors you admire (Australian or otherwise, alive or dead)? Margo Lanagan. Ursula LeGuin. Alice Munro. Annie Proulx. David Mitchell. Cate Kennedy. Grace Paley. Daphne du Maurier. J.D. Salinger. As a teenager I loved Roald Dahl, master of the gruesome twist… There are huge raggedy holes in my education, which … Read More