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.
4 pm: I finish my internship and catch the tram home in time for Pointless. I make dinner and a tea. I watch the news and I play a game on my laptop. I make a note of the uni work I need to complete, a job for after tomorrow’s breakfast. Tomorrow is Thursday and … Continue reading Soundtrack to the Night Shift
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.
'Transition’, among many things, is the phase during childbirth where a woman’s cervix dilates fully to prepare for the baby’s descent into the birth canal and then the world. It is often said to be the most gruelling part of labour and is typically characterised as the time when the woman will say that she … Continue reading Transition
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!
Millennials were forged in an era of uncertainty. We came of age on the back of the financial crisis, adapting to a changing economic world in which our degrees suddenly didn't matter so much, and we are paid only in exposure and experience. We fight for basic housing situations and low-paying graduate jobs, while more … Continue reading Revisiting the M Word
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
'The publishing industry is dying.' That’s a pretty scary thought for anyone, let alone a writer with a few manuscripts in the bottom drawer and the hope of seeing them on a bookstore shelf one day. It’s also not what you hope to hear after flying halfway around the world to learn about the ins-and-outs … Continue reading ‘The End’ is Just the Beginning: What a week in New York City taught me about the future of publishing.
I wouldn’t say I ever ‘tried’ to become anorexic. Upon realising that I was, I found the pull of a casual stroll through various ‘pro-ana’ blogs irresistible, but aside from a renewed urge to be the best anorexic ever, I found the content rather distasteful. Anorexia is an incredibly competitive disease and engaging with other … Continue reading Anorexia and the Sublime