Simon Groth

Simon Groth

Queensland

Speaker type

  • Author

Simon Groth is a writer and editor based in Brisbane. His short fiction has been published in Overland, Island, and Meanjin as well as other literary journals in Australia and the United States. His novels have been twice shortlisted in the Queensland Premiers Literary Awards in the Emerging Author category. In 2010, Simon was the co-editor with Sean Sennett of Off The Record: 25 Years of Music Street Press, published by UQP.

Since 2001, Simon has experimented with digital publishing platforms, and his web site offers fiction in both print and digital forms and chats with an automated character.

Since 2010, Simon has worked at the Queensland Writers Centre as the manager of if:book Australia, exploring digital futures for authors, readers, and publishers.

Testimonials

  • Simon was great…. He manipulated his presentations to the age level and composition of the audience and handled both the 130 students presentation and the 50 students equally well.

    Would definitely get Simon back next year again if he’s available.


    St. Peters Lutheran College, August, 2015.

    St. Peters Lutheran College, August, 2015.
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