My professional work is in teaching and about media and communications. But for a long time, I didn’t reflect upon my own relationship with digital technology and digital networks. The idea of chronic distraction is a pathology that I know a lot about. I understand how the connected life is, or very easily can be, … Continue reading Excerpts from Robert Hassan’s new release Uncontained: Digital Disconnection and the Experience of Time
This article almost didn’t happen. The initial brief was simple: write a story about an issue affecting young people. My mind swam with ideas—the housing market, climate change, an acquaintance of mine who recently joined a cult. Yet every time I sat down to write, I couldn’t. I would sit and stare, then despair, and … Continue reading Like Drawing Blood: Writing in 2019
Seth Robinson is a Melbourne based writer with a love for the spooky, surreal, and magical. The following is an excerpt from Chapter 1 of his debut novel The Observatory.
Robyn Stern investigates why the search for and republication of out-of-print colonial fiction is worthwhile in contemporary publishing, and why this material should matter to modern readers.
The Grattan Street Press was excited to hear of Vicki Laveau-Harvie's novel, The Erratics, winning the 2019 Stella Prize. Our own Meg Kerr attended the Wheeler Centre's event to discuss the novel, and the prize, with the author.
Last year, author Robert Hassan gave up his connection to social media and embarked on a journey to find himself. He shares that journey in his new memoir.
The GSP joined a plethora of publishers, small presses and booksellers over the weekend to join the inaugural Fitzroy Writers Festival.
Fitzroy Writers Festival is just around the corner! Get excited with us as GSP interviews Sam Boivin, festival creator.
Fitzroy Writers Festival We are excited to be participating in the first ever Fitzroy Writers Festival. Find us at our big blue marquee and check our lineup of exciting new books. Or take a turn in the hot-seat and pitch our tent. Tell us your idea for a blog post or a novella or anything! … Continue reading Calling All Writers: Pitch Our Tent!
The Grattan Street Press team is extremely excited to announce that our next title Inside Story: The First Ten Years goes on sale on 13 November. In anticipation, our own David Churack sat down with the editor of the collection, Peter Browne, to get the inside story on the inspiration for the book. Inside Story is celebrating … Continue reading An Interview with Peter Browne