I’m Nick Gadd, a writer from Melbourne. This is a blog about writing, writers, books, literary festivals, language, art and artists, and other things as they occur to me.

My first novel, Ghostlines, published by Scribe won a Victorian Premier’s Literary Award in 2007 and a Ned Kelly Award for best first fiction in 2009.  More recently my writing has appeared in The Guardian, Eureka Street, Melbourne Subjective, Stereostories,  Writer’s Edit and The Footy Almanac.

In January 2015 my novella was shortlisted for a Viva La Novella Award by Seizure Press.

I have taught in the Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing at Box Hill TAFE and spoken at literary events including Melbourne Writers Festival (2008), Crime and Justice Festival (2009), Williamstown Literary Festival (2009), Aireys Festival of Words (2009).  and the Big West Festival (2011).

My main blogging activities these days take place over at Melbourne Circle, where I am engaged in walking around the suburbs of Melbourne in a big circle over the course of a year and writing about it.


2 Responses to “About”

  1. Dear Nick

    Very professional blog, with some great, in-depth reviews.


  2. […] Nick Gadd is the author of the award-winning novel Ghostlines.  His daughter Genny’s musical tastes these days include The Beatles, The Ramones and Elliot Smith. […]

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