Cyberbile / Grounded

Author(s): Alana Valentine

Adult Fiction

Cyberbile is a candid, moving and sometimes shocking glimpse into the online world of todays teen generation. Based on interviews conducted by students, with teachers, parents and their fellow students, Cyberbile is a verbatim-based drama which speaks from and to the hearts of a Australias young adults. Set against the backdrop of one of the most intriguing events in Newcastles recent history - the grounding of the Pasha Bulka - Grounded is a coming of-age tale centred around Farrah, a young Novocastrian with a fascination for Newcastles industrial port. Through her obsession we explore universal themes of isolation, belonging and identity and that time in your life when the obsessions of childhood get grounded in reality.


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Alana Valentine's writing has been awarded the 2004 Queensland Premier's Award for best Drama Script, 2003 NSW Writer's Fellowship, the 2002 Rodney Seaborn Playwrights' Award and an International Writing Fellowship at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London. She has also received a 2001 commendation for the Louis Esson Prize, a 1999 AWGIE Award, a residency at the Banff Playwrights' Conference in Canada, the ANPC/New Dramatists Award in NYC, a Churchill Fellowship for England and Ireland and a NSW Premier's Award.

General Fields

  • : 9780868199849
  • : Currency Press
  • : Currency Press
  • : 0.16
  • : April 2013
  • : 210mm X 135mm
  • : Australia
  • : June 2013
  • : books

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  • : Alana Valentine
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 822
  • : 92
  • : b/w photos