To celebrate the upcoming release of Love and Other Rituals by Monica Macansantos, GSP are holding a giveaway!
Taylor Doyle reminisces about her journey in Japan, Egypt and Morocco and the impact her experiences has had on her today, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic causing her inability to travel.
In anticipation of Emma’s debut memoir Something To Be Tiptoed Around our social media and marketing team sat down with the emerging writer to probe into the inspiration for such a touching and artful experimental piece. What prompted you to write a memoir? Something happened and my memory got snagged on it. I mean … Continue reading An Interview with Emma Marie Jones
Late last year, I left my long-term job. My unemployment was initially self-imposed, deliberate—and blissful, oh so blissful! but soon exceeded its anticipated expiration date, pushing further into the year than planned. It was (and is—for I am still reeling) the closest I have come to economic hardship. But to appropriate poverty is misdirected and … Continue reading Fear and (self)-loathing at the desktop: imposter syndrome in 2018
We should be talking about online literature more. In an age that is dominated by digital content, the book industry in Western countries (e.g. Australia, UK and the US) still treats online literature as a threat and eBooks as an unavoidable chore as opposed to an opportunity. It feels like taking a digital first approach, … Continue reading The Amazing World of China’s Online Literature Scene
I recently had a conversation with someone in her late thirties about my post-university writing career. I rattled off the well-practised ramble about my various part-time jobs, my interning experience, my forays into industry networking and my current attempts at freelancing. Her kindly suggestion to my laments of the difficulty in being a fledgling freelancer … Continue reading Yes, I’ve Tried: Freelance Writers Online
A short story by Sunniva Midtskogen Mykonos was made from the bodies of giants, the wrinkled old man at the corner of my hostel tells me. He spends all day just sitting in a chair looking at people. Kaliméra friend, he greets me the first time I pass him and smiles and waves. Kaliméra, I … Continue reading Mykonos
Herr og fru Dumling i Hekkveien 4 var heldigvis fullstendig normale, takk. De var de siste en skulle vente seg innblandet i noe som helst merkelig eller mystisk. Den slags vrøvl holdt de seg for gode til. Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank … Continue reading Honestly, don’t you guys read? A story of how Harry Potter taught me English
A poem by Elsie Mellor from where we began, i left a thousand miles ablaze through mountains and snow-cut rivers. while the sun burned your back, i lay where flowers closed in the night. you were the month in which rain kissed us clean. we played to buckle the fall; your fingers brighter … Continue reading from where we began
It was my fourth date with him—this funny, tall blond boy—and things were going shockingly well. As someone who’d essentially always been single, I was amazed (and mildly terrified) by how easily we clicked, how comfortable I felt around him from the get-go. Our first date, a Sunday afternoon show at the Malthouse, had led … Continue reading Open and Shut