After 14 years of shaping a list as publisher at UWA Publishing, I am delighted to announce I am launching my own imprint, Upswell, in 2021. The principles I used to build a list of books that speak to each other across a set of intellectual interests and how they worked language and revered it […]
EJR Language Service Pty. Ltd. (Queensland)
EJR Language Service Pty. Ltd. is involved in both translation and publishing. We have the linguistic and technical expertise to publish texts in English, Russian or Japanese, and, with linguistic support, have also published books in Ukrainian and Chinese. Our publications include literary translations of works by the holistic Ukrainian educator Vasily Sukhomlinsky, a book […]
Iron Bridge Publishing (Queensland)
Iron Bridge Publishing is a publishing start-up with a mission: we want to help people to do good in the world. We believe in the basic goodness of humanity, and we want to help “do-gooders” tell the world about their work, to help inspire and enable ordinary people to do good too. Based in Brisbane, […]
Portside Review is a digital space for essays, interviews, reviews, poems, and so much more. Portside Review publishes four issues per year from it’s website and is open for submissions all year round. Each issue is subscriber-based, at an annual fee of AUD $70. Portside Review is one of many Centre for Stories projects that […]
Storytorch Press publishes books that cultivate community and connection. We publish books that promote resilience, sustainability and community engagement. Our books are a window to a better world and encourage others to be part of it. We are passionate about seeing the next generation overcome long-ingrained barriers to building an enlightened global community. Things that […]
Animal Dreaming Publishing (New South Wales)
Founded in 2003 by Scott and Trudy King, ANIMAL DREAMING was conceived as a way of promoting Scott’s first self-published book by the same name. Frustrated and downhearted by the simple truth that no publishing company in Australia (or overseas) was willing to publish his book (which they narrow-mindedly deemed ‘too Australian’), Scott was advised […]
The Text Publishing Company Pty Ltd (Victoria)
Text Publishing is an independent, Melbourne-based publisher of literary and commercial fiction and non-fiction. Text has been awarded the ABIA Small Publisher of the Year three times and won the inaugural Leading Edge Books Small Publisher of the Year in 2018.
Journeys to Words Publishing (Victoria)
Journeys to Words Publishing is a new, small publisher whose books will begin to appear in April-May 2019. The publisher is focused on mature age writers who may have come later in life to their writing craft after careers elsewhere. Memoir, narrative non-fiction and creative non-fiction/fiction will dominate the releases. Books will be available in […]
Interventions Incorporated (Victoria)
Interventions Inc was established in 2015 as an Australian based incorporated not-for-profit small publisher, aiming to publish books which support socialist ideas, labour history, struggles against all forms of oppression and for social justice.
Bowman & Hawkes (Victoria)
Bowman & Hawkes is a brand new, small independent publisher, in Western Victoria, formed in 2018.
Ocean Reeve Publishing (Queensland)
Ocean Reeve Publishing is an assisted independent book publisher in Australia. We have ensured we have the best people – the most creative – the most professional – managing your creative journey and publishing vision. After all, your book is a legacy and the emotion attached to it needs to be valued and a duty […]
Founded in 2011, Brio Books (formerly Xoum Publishing) is an independent Australian trade publishing company based in Sydney. We publish approximately 20–25 fiction and non-fiction books a year by Australian and New Zealand authors under five imprints: Brio, our literary list; Xoum, our general fiction and non-fiction list; Seizure, our incubator for new talent; Fantastica, […]
Blue Vapours Publishing
Blue Vapours Pty Ltd Blue Vapours Creative Studios were founded in 2002 from a ramshackle back room in Abbotsford. Since then we’ve moved offices, expanded, contracted, expanded again, given up alcohol, taken alcohol up, burnt out two coffee machines and a grinder, killed three colour laser printers and had some ripper corporate events.
Subbed In is a not-for-profit DIY literary organisation and small press based in Sydney, Australia. Subbed In’s program of publications and events aim to elevate the voices of trans people, people of colour, non-binary people, sex workers, women, people with a disability, LGBTQIA+ people, First Nations people, survivors, working class people, and anyone who finds […]
Puncher & Wattmann Pty Ltd
Puncher & Wattmann is the leading publisher of poetry in Australia. Founded in 2005 by David Musgrave it has published over 150 titles. It publishes poetry, literary fiction, literary non-fiction, memoir, biography and anthologies.
Bad Apple Press
Bad Apple Press began in October 2018, founded by two ex-Finch Publishing staff, Samantha Miles and Sonya Danaher. We specialise in publishing non-fiction narrative writing with an emphasis on memoir. We also like to publish books on health, fitness, psychology, lifestyle and self-help. We aim to connect readers directly with our books and our authors, […]
Glimmer Press are a small Adelaide-based publisher with our sights set on publishing books that shine. Our first publication, launched in February 2019, was To Rhyme or Not To Rhyme? an illustrated collection of children’s poetry by acclaimed South Australian poet Kristin Martin (illustrated by Joanne Knott). We have a special interest in publishing short […]
Quemar Press (New South Wales)
Quemar Press was founded in 2016 as a publishing house with a focus on publishing new work and also preserving works which are little known in a Modern Australian context. With this emphasis on new and classic work, often by women, Quemar Press has published new, experimental novels and new poetry collections by award-winning author, […]
Walleah Press (Tasmania)
Walleah Press is a independent publisher of Ausralian literary titles, mainly poetry but also interested in essays and non-fiction, established in 1986.
Golden Mean Books (New South Wales)
Golden Mean Books, a boutique publishing house, is a newly registered business established in June 2018. Désirée Delaloye – the founder of Golden Mean Books – decided to create a dedicated book publishing business and take her 18+ years experience in Book Design, Production and Publishing through her other business – Design-Arts, a graphic design, […]
IndieMosh (New South Wales)
Indiemosh is a self publishing facilitator providing editing, proofreading and publishing services to Australian indie authors. We can help you self publish your masterpiece – we take your manuscript and turn it into a gorgeous paperback or ebook, available online to readers all over the world. We’re a family-run business in rural New South Wales […]
Reading Sideways Press (Victoria)
Reading Sideways Press is a Melbourne-based small press founded in 2018 by Nuraini Juliastuti and Andy Fuller. Reading Sideways Press publishes books and zines on art, sports and literature.
Black Inc. (Victoria)
Founded in 2000, Black Inc. is an independent Australian publisher of quality non-fiction, fiction and poetry, based in Melbourne. Our imprints include the Quarterly Essay journal, Australian Foreign Affairs, and Nero and La Trobe University Press books. We love ideas and stories. We are passionate about important new works of history, politics, biography, criticism and […]
Shooting Star Press (A Division of Beeline Partnerships Pty Ltd) (Australian Capital Territory)
Welcome to Shooting Star Press – where we publish everybody’s stories. At Shooting Star we specialise in telling your story, our story, your children’ stories – everybody’s story. We publish in paperback and digitally, and we specialise in stories by Australian women, children and First Australians. We print and publish locally supporting Australian small business […]
National Library of Australia Publishing (Australian Capital Territory)
As part of the National Library of Australia, NLA Publishing has been producing books since 1995. Collaborating with Australia’s leading writers, designers and illustrators, NLA Publishing produces over 20 publications a year, including an award-winning range of popular and children’s illustrated books and the quarterly online magazine Unbound—all based on the many subjects covered by […]
Australian Scholarly Publishing (Victoria)
Australian Scholarly Publishing – ASP – has been publishing scholarly and general books for over twenty years. It now releases 50–60 books a year under its Australian Scholarly scholarly, Arcadia general, Tantanoola fiction and Chancery Bold law imprints. Almost all of its books are published in printed form; a growing number are also published as […]
Litera (New South Wales)
Litera Publishing grew out of a consultancy specialising in academic and commercial document development – managing research proposals, developing strategic plans and so on. A few years ago Litera published its first travel book and has not looked back. The company now has titles in several genres, but with a focus on travel and history.
Kirrily King Publishing (Australian Capital Territory)
Kirrily King Publishing (under the imprints of aussiewriters/sbi/cre@tiveknowhow) publishes exceptional emerging Australian authors. This is the publishing company run by Suzanne Kiraly (www.suzannekiraly.com.au), who is a writer herself, a book coach and book whisperer. (i.e. it’s her mission and passion to discover and expose talented Aussie Writers on a regular basis).
Vagabond Press (New South Wales)
Vagabond Press is an independent literary press that was established in 1999 out of the desire to open up a space for new writing. For close to two decades we have published a range of established and emerging poets from Australia and more recently Asia-Pacific and the Americas. Our books have won many of the […]
Hunter Press (New South Wales)
The Hunter Press is Newcastle’s independent publisher. We publish books and stories with relevance and/or connection to the Newcastle and Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia.
Hardie Grant Publishing (Victoria)
Hardie Grant Publishing operates in five distinct trading units – Hardie Grant Books Melbourne, Hardie Grant Travel and Hardie Grant Egmont, which are headquartered in Melbourne – and Hardie Grant Books London and Quadrille, which are managed from our London office. We have developed a global reputation for the production of high-quality books in a […]
Grattan Street Press (Victoria)
Grattan Street Press is the imprint of the teaching press housed in the Master of Publishing and Communications program at the University of Melbourne.
Ptilotus Press (Northern Territory)
Ptilotus Press is a community publishing initiative devoted to the unique and distinct voices of Central Australian writers and writing. Established in 1996, the press is based in Alice Springs and managed by a collective of dedicated local writers.
Real Film and Publishing (Victoria)
Real Film and Publishing is a Melbourne-based production company dedicated to telling real stories through books and film. Real Film and Publishing was established in 2012 by Romy Moshinsky, a writer and editor committed to producing beautifully designed non-fiction books. She works in collaboration with writer Georgie Raik-Allen and a team of talented book designers […]
Obiter Publishing (Australian Capital Territory)
Obiter Publishing is a Canberra-based independent publisher of history, fiction, and experimental non-fiction. Our focus is works that nurture new, marginalised and diverse researchers and writers.
On The Stone (New South Wales)
On the Stone is the publishing arm of Marje Prior and Associates Pty Ltd established in the ACT, Australia, in 1989 as a social marketing agency specialising in government communication during the Hawke/Keating period. It delivered high profile national campaigns for the federal government and industry-based communication materials as part of the government’s micro economic […]
Atlas Productions (Queensland)
Atlas Productions (Books) is a boutique media-based business in Queensland, Australia. We publish approximately ten titles a year in a wide range of genres. Atlas Productions consists of writers, editors, designers and publishers and we love the written word. We work with each of our authors to build a successful and harmonious long-term relationship. Connect […]
Boolarong Press (Queensland)
Boolarong Press has been trade publishing books since 1976. Its main genres are history, military, biographies and children’s books with an Australiana theme. Boolarong is a member of the Australian Publishers Association. Boolarong’s book sales have grown +20% compounded for the last 10 years.
Magabala Books (Western Australia)
Magabala Books is Australia’s oldest independent Indigenous publishing house. Based in the pearling town of Broome in the far north of Western Australia, Magabala Books is one of the most remote publishing houses in the world.
Giramondo Publishing (New South Wales)
Building, stimulating, encouraging The Giramondo Publishing Company was set up in December 1995 with the aim of publishing quality creative and interpretive writing by Australian authors. It seeks to build a common ground between the academy and the marketplace; to stimulate exchange between Australian writers and readers and their counterparts overseas; and to encourage innovative […]
Aboriginal Studies Press
Aboriginal Studies Press (ASP) is the Australian Institute of Aboriginal of Torres Strait Islander Studies’ (AIATSIS) publishing arm and Australia’s leading publisher of Australian Indigenous studies. We have an eye for identifying compelling and award-winning narratives that capture the unique heritage and diverse lives of Australia’s first peoples. We pride ourselves on our ethical publishing […]
Backroom Press (Western Australia)
Entertaining and educational books from Broome Backroom Press Inc. is one of Australia’s smallest publishing houses. It is located in Broome, a small Kimberley town in Western Australia, and was set up to publish entertaining and educational books from the region. Backroom Press was incorporated as a not-for-profit association in 2009. The object of the […]
Wild Dingo Press (Victoria)
Books that stand their ground. Wild Dingo Press was founded in 2010 and is committed to contributing valuable and personal perspectives to the discussion of social, cultural and political issues through memoir, investigative journalistic non-fiction and narrative non-fiction. Principally for Australian-based authors, WDP commissions works as well as solicits manuscripts that meet our criteria […]
University of Queensland Press (Queensland)
pinknantucket press (Victoria)
Journals from Melbourne pinknantucket press is a small Melbourne-based publisher. Our publications include Materiality, a journal about the material world, and CRANK (think an extended version of an obscure letters to the editor page). We have published five themed Materiality issues to date: BOOK, TIME, PRECIOUS, SURFACE and FAKE. CRANK is published intermittently as […]
Pantera Press (New South Wales)
Great storytelling, good books. Some great businesses have started in home garages. Think Disney, Amazon and Google. Pantera Press sprang to life around the story-loving Green family’s kitchen table because their garage was full. We view the so-called ‘slush pile’ of Australian unsolicited manuscripts differently. To us, it’s a valuable resource, an underexplored diamond […]
Radical Overland is the most radical of Australia’s literary journals. It produces a quarterly print journal and an online magazine updated most days, as well as holding regular events at literary festivals and other forums.
Odyssey Books (Australian Capital Territory)
Books are always a journey. odyssey: An extended adventurous voyage; An intellectual or spiritual quest. Books are always a journey. They take readers into new places, with new people; or show them familiar places cast with a new light. And writers know that the creative journey can be as long and uncertain as it […]
Miscellaneous Press (Victoria)
A micro-publisher A micro-publisher created by Karen Andrews. Based in Melbourne.
Express Media (Victoria)
NFP Youth Writing and Media Express Media is a not for profit organisation founded in 1985 with the aim of supporting young Australians in writing and media. It is a Melbourne based, nationwide organisation, with members and subscribers from all states. Its core values are support of artists across a range of genres, providing […]
Hybrid Publishers (Victoria)
Hybrid Publishers, based in Melbourne, Australia, publishes high quality books covering a broad range of titles by well known and new authors, including business and legal texts, books on personal development and health, history, memoirs, Judaica, stories of Indigenous Australia and a small amount of fiction and poetry. Hybrid does not publish children’s or YA […]
Lacuna Publishing (New South Wales)
bold, original, thought-provoking books Lacuna publishes fiction, non-fiction and poetry that challenges the status quo, introduces new ideas, shares untold stories, or presents a fresh perspective. We aim to fill the gap for authors whose work is too challenging for mainstream commercial publishing and too important to risk in self publishing. We publish up to […]
UWA Publishing (Western Australia)
fine books and new ideas A division of The University of Western Australia, UWAP has been publishing important books since 1935. Producers of fine books and new ideas, UWA Publishing (UWAP) continues to expand the boundaries of academic publishing, striving for social, cultural and intellectual renewal. Award-winning fiction and non-fiction works illustrate its strength and […]
Transit Lounge Publishing (Victoria)
high quality literary fiction and narrative non-fiction with a global feel Founded in 2005, Melbourne-based press Transit Lounge publishes high quality literary fiction and narrative non-fiction with a global feel. We have a strong interest in writing about other cultures and our titles often reflect the true diversity of Australian writers and writing.
Affirm Press (Victoria)
Affirm Press is a Melbourne-based independent book publisher with a focus on publishing great Australian stories.