Small & Independent Publisher Directory


Fair Play Publishing (New Zealand)

Biographies

Fair Play Publishing is an Australian owned, independent publisher focussed on one thing. Really good football books. We are a niche publishing house, which aims to bring the stories of Australia’s past and present in football (soccer) to life for all to learn about and enjoy. We provide a professional and personal approach to working […]

Shawline Publishing Group (Victoria)

Anthologies (including short stories, essays, reviews, commentary)

Like you, we are authors of our own story. We love writing and seeing our work published…only we were frustrated by the cost and the time involved in promoting our own books…so we created everything we needed in one place for one lower cost than anything we could find anywhere. We simplified the process and […]

Freedom Publishing Books

Genre non-fiction (including mind/body/spirit, true crime, self-help)

Freedom Publishing Books is a Melbourne Based Distributor, Retailer and Publisher for Catholic Books. It’s Imprint Coventry Press Publishes Christian titles by Australian /New Zealand Authors.

Cana Press/Notre Dame Monsatery

Biographies

Cana Press is the publishing house of Notre Dame Priory, a Benedictine monastery in Tasmania. We mainly publish short, popular, theological works as well as classics of western spirituality.

Brain Jar Press

Genre Fiction (romance, fantasy/sci-fi, crime)

Bain Jar Press is Brisbane’s scrappiest, weirdest, and most genre-friendly small press, publishing outstanding and unexpected works of fantasy, science fiction, horror, and crime alongside some of the geekiest, writer-focused non-fiction you’ll ever encounter. Devoted to publishing chapbooks, novellas, short story collections, and other niche forms of fiction often overlooked by mainstream publishing.

Peridis Publishing

Educational

Peridis Publishing (formerly PCS Publications) has been a provider of quality teaching and learning resources for schools, college, TAFEs, Registered Training Organisations, private training organisations and Australian Technical Colleges. The core activity is development of a range of selected texts, workbooks and teacher guides that are designed to assist students in vocational education and training […]

Animal Dreaming Publishing (New South Wales)

Anthologies (including short stories, essays, reviews, commentary)

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 […]

Interventions Incorporated (Victoria)

Biographies

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.

Subbed In

Essays

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 […]

Quemar Press (New South Wales)

Anthologies (including short stories, essays, reviews, commentary)

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, […]

IndieMosh (New South Wales)

Biographies

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 […]

National Library of Australia Publishing (Australian Capital Territory)

Biographies

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 […]

Broughton Publishing Pty Ltd (Victoria)

Other

Broughton Publishing Pty Ltd is the official publishing arm of the Anglican Church in Australia. Our core publications are A Prayer Book for Australia and the annual Lectionary. We also provide Anglican clergy with an online service which helps them in their worship planning and this is called ‘epray’.

Tiliqua Press (New South Wales)

Educational

Tiliqua Press is a boutique publisher based in Sydney, Australia. We love printed things and we believe that there are plenty of people who feel the way we do. Our aim is to produce useful and interesting printed ‘objects’, books, and a magazine for designers in Australia and New Zealand (markets that we believe are […]

Queensland Writers Centre (Queensland)

Other

Connection and creativity. Queensland Writers Centre strives for more Australian writers to have sustainable careers, and to be read and enjoyed throughout the world.  In our 22 year history QWC has remained an essential organisation for writers and Australian literature. We encourage connection and creativity through the art and business of writing. We celebrate the […]

Australian Book Review (Victoria)

Literary fiction

A Powerful Generator of Literary Ideas Founded in 1961 in Adelaide by Max Harris and Rosemary Wighton, Australian Book Review (ABR) has long been a vital part of Australia’s cultural life. Over its ten print and digital editions each year, the magazine publishes in-depth literary criticism as well as new poetry, short stories, essays, commentaries […]


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