Planetary Press and Publishing
Founded by Global Award-Winning Author Leanne Murner, a passionate storyteller and a mum to 5 boys based in Newcastle NSW Australia. Leanne has bought together a team of experienced editors, Illustrators, and publishing professionals creating a dedicated community that understands the challenges and joys of the writing process. She believe that every writer has a […]
Pitt Street Poetry
Pitt Street Poetry was founded by Linsay and John Knight in 2012 as an imprint of Entirely Beautiful Books Pty Ltd. Since then PSP has published 54 books of poetry, mainly by contemporary Aussie poets but also by poets currently situated in England, Scotland, Iceland, Poland and the USA. Our poets and our books have […]
Aniko Press is an independent publishing company based on Gadigal land, Sydney. We publish a print literary magazine featuring poetry, short stories and creative nonfiction by diverse, emerging writers. Our aim is to publish unique, exciting and challenging work, bring passionate writers and curious readers together, and build creative community.
Letter Review believes in the power of literature, and the importance and magic of new writing. We are a proud member of the CLMP. Our mission as a Literary Journal is to publish new work, foster a supportive creative community, and help writers with all matters related to being published, performed, and produced. We mark […]
Alphabet Soup Books
Alphabet Soup Books is an independent children’s publisher sparking a love of poetry and wordplay. Based in Perth, Western Australia, we focus on creating quality anthologies of poetry for 21st century children.
Leschenault Press (Western Australia)Anthologies (including short stories, essays, reviews, commentary)
Leschenault Press is an independent publishing house based in Western Australia but with a global commitment to publishing great stories from great writers. Fortunate to have a wide-genre base and currently representing authors across three continents, we operate a range of imprints which cover traditional model publishing, hybrid-model publishing and publishing assistance services for the […]
WestWords is Western Sydney’s Literature Development Organisation and is dedicated to creating and sharing the stories, peoples and issues that are the heart of Western Sydney. Founded in 2007 as a project organisation it became an independent entity in 2014. It publishing program comprises of two imprints WestWords and Dirt Lane Press. Under WestWords it […]
The Foundation for Indigenous Sustainable Health (FISH) was established in 2010 to address the severe housing crisis in Indigenous communities throughout Australia. Our work has since expanded to include education, health, justice, and cultural initiatives. Acknowledging Aborignal and Torres Strait Islander people have a living spiritual, cultural, familial, and social connection with the land, FISH […]
Voices of Today
Voices of Today was created as a spoken audio production service by Denis Daly in 2011. In March 2021 it was in corporated as an Australian company, Voices of Today Pty Ltd. The proprietors are Denis Daly and Sarah Bacaller who are both professional audiobook narrators and producers. Denis Daly has provided narration and editing […]
Shawline Publishing Group (Victoria)Anthologies (including short stories, essays, reviews, commentary)
Publishing just got smarter We turn writers into good selling midlist authors so they may achieve a highly credible position in the global marketplace and be amongst the bestselling peers in the world… Our agency provides the highest level of professional support to every author within our community. A niche model and one of the […]
Liquid Amber Press
Liquid Amber Press is a small publishing house with a special focus on poetry in dialogue with the visual. In addition to publishing in print, we support the experience of poetry in readings and exhibitions. We were established in 2020, in part as a COVID antidote, and have grown a fabulous circle of poet authors, […]
Apothecary Archive publishes, archives and distributes poetic material with a particular interest in creative production that combines text and image. In 2020 the long-running poetry publisher Five Islands Press became an imprint of Apothecary Archive. Apothecary Archive created The Atomic Book, a digital archive of the work of Outlier Artist Anthony Mannix and distributes The […]
Hunter Publishers is an independent Australian book publisher, founded by John Hunter in 2008. We publish a singular blend of fiction, poetry, graphic novels, and non-fiction. Many of our books have gone on to win or be shortlisted for prizes, including the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards, the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards; the NSW Premier’s Literary […]
Freedom Publishing Books
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.
Bonfire Books is an Australian independent publisher founded in 2019 to find the best in new writing and the lost works of our literary inheritance. We note a lack of perspectives in the Australian mainstream that adequately address the rushing complexity of contemporary life. We seek to uphold the best of our literary tradition and […]
Living book press
Living Book Press release and republish books aimed at the homeschool living book market.
Downingfield Press Pty Ltd
Downingfield Press was established in 2017 with the objective of publishing authors whose voices would otherwise go unheard. We do not specialise in any particular genre, but rather focus on the cultural value of a particular piece of work. Downingfield Press grew out of a 2013 project established by our Publisher to bring his own […]
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 […]
Birdfish Books is a micro press based in Central Victoria. We publish works of original contemporary poetry by Australian authors, including both well-known and previously published poets with established reputations and emerging voices.
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 […]
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.
Located in Sydney Australia, StudiOh! is an independent publisher of art, design and popular culture titles. The current publishing list focuses on books produced by Graham Rendoth, a visual artist and sole director of StudiOh! Several books of drawings have been produced, including limited editions and print-on-demand. Graham Rendoth is founder and design strategist of […]
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 […]
The Book Incubator
At the Book Incubator™, we provide safe, nurturing and inclusive opportunities for people of all ages to tell, write and publish their personal stories. Our programs are designed to reconnect to themselves and to their communities. Founded in 2013 by Kate Heaslip, the Book Incubator™ provides a safe and authentic place for people to tell […]
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.
in case of emergency press (Victoria)Anthologies (including short stories, essays, reviews, commentary)
in case of emergency press is for emerging writers who are sick of emerging and are ready for the full emergency
Daisy Lane Publishing (New South Wales)
At Daisy Lane Publishing we pride ourselves on producing quality books that inform and inspire, educate and empower the reader. We love to highlight new authors and illustrators as well as nurture those who are established. We currently publish, children’s books, romance, poetry, inspirational, and YA. Publishing your story can be daunting and we are […]
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.
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 […]
Cordite Publishing Inc. (Victoria)
Cordite Publishing Inc. is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission ABN 60639190286, and is listed on the Australian Registry of Cultural Organisations. Its publications are Cordite Poetry Review, an Australian and international journal of poetry review and criticism, and series of print books.
Rabbit: a journal for nonfiction poetry (Victoria)
Rabbit was founded in July 2011 by Jessica Wilkinson, and since that time the editorial team have produced 25 issues, with issue 26 due for release before the end of 2018. As a print-only journal, Rabbit prides itself on its production quality, and encourages readers to return to its contents again and again. Rabbit includes […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Serenity Press (Western Australia)
Serenity Press is a WA publisher who endeavours to bring wonderful books and personal stories to the world.
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 […]
University of Queensland Press (Queensland)
Spinifex Press (Queensland)
Award-winning and feminist. Spinifex Press is an award-winning independent feminist press publishing books across a wide variety of subject areas. Spinifex Press was established in 1991 by Susan Hawthorne and Renate Klein. It is an independent Australian-owned company which publishes innovative and controversial feminist titles with an optimistic edge. To date Spinifex has published around […]
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.
Australian Book Review (Victoria)
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 […]
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 […]