Grattan Street Press is seeking manuscripts for publication. We are keen to publish daring new works that are intelligent and engage with a wide audience. We are especially interested in works that have a distinctive voice and unique stories to tell. 

We are seeking both fiction and non-fiction of a wide variety including: short story collections, novellas, memoir, political and historical fiction. But if you have something brilliant hiding in your desk drawer that doesn’t fit that bracket, don’t let that deter you. Send it to us and see what happens.

In terms of nonfiction, we’re looking for well-written long-form work that explores contemporary social, political and cultural issues with insight and literary flair.

When submitting fiction, please include the following:

  • the first three chapters of your manuscript (or a maximum excerpt of 12,000 words)
  • a short summary of the complete work
  • a brief author CV

When submitting nonfiction, please include the following:

  • one draft chapter
  • a table of contents
  • a 500-word outline of the proposed work
  • a brief author CV

Thanks for your interest.

Note: Please send no more than two proposals. We’d love to read more of your work but we don’t have the staff right now.