Lucas Grainger-Brown is an Australian writer who specialises in creative non-fiction and historical subjects.

Lucas’s essay ‘We Three Hundred’ was awarded the 2018 Calibre Prize. He has been shortlisted for the Horne Prize and the Fair Australia Prize and longlisted for the Griffith Review Emerging Voices competition. He is the co-author of several reports published by the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee of the Parliament of Victoria and currently works as a policy analyst for The Treasury.

Lucas’s writing has appeared in Meanjin, Policy Studies, Australian Journal of Politics and History, Australian Book Review, Griffith Review, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, Overland, Going Down Swinging, Arena Magazine, Pursuit, Antithesis, Election Watch, New Matilda, The Canberra Times, Brisbane Times, Voiceworks, Right Now, Above Water, Farrago, FIRST, Writer’s Bloc, Young Diplomat, Independent Australia, Offset and Burley.

Lucas holds a PhD in political science from The University of Melbourne, as well as degrees in history/international relations, editing, business and accounting. Lucas has provided interviews and commentary for ABC News, ABC Radio, 2CC RadioSky News, and Nine News.


You can reach Lucas via: lucas.graingerbrown(at)gmail(dot)com.