Anwen Crawford’s No Document is many things: a letter to a lost friend; a history of art and protest; a practice of redaction and remembering; a call to action; and a lament. No Document is a text made up of fragments.
BOOK REVIEW: Come, A Memoir by Rita Therese
Come, A Memoir is the debut memoir by Rita Therese, who introduces us to the intricacies of her life as a sex worker in Australia. Her story is interwoven with memorable and touching recounts of her attempts to cope with trauma as she navigates her body, the city and her newly independent life.
Welcome to Bellevue – an Excerpt
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.
The Enduring Allure of Colonial Australian Popular Fiction
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 Erratics – In Conversation with Vicki Laveau-Harvie, 2019 Stella Prize winner
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.
Rediscover the Australian Girl Book Launch
The book launch is finally upon us! Join us to celebrate the release of this semester's additions to the Australian Colonial Popular Fiction series. There will be food and wine! RSVP through the Facebook event page by the 20th of May 2018. We look forward to seeing you there.