852 Press is an Australian independent publisher, established in 2020. In 2022, 852 Press will be launching a range of resources, services, and events for Australian writers to help them publish their own works.
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 […]
Acorn Press (Victoria)
Acorn Press Limited was established in 1979 to publish books written mostly by Australian authors to meet needs in Australian society and the Christian church. Since 1979, Acorn Press has published a wide range of books – ethics, theology, Bible studies, biography, spiritual issues, cross-cultural mission, world religions, indigenous affairs, women’s leadership, as well as […]
Affirm Press (Victoria)
Affirm Press is a Melbourne-based independent book publisher with a focus on publishing great Australian stories.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
AUSXIP Publishing opened it’s doors in March 2015. My plan was to give authors a chance to publish their work. I was given that opportunity in 2001 by a small press publisher and had my first book published in January 2001. After dealing with my latest publisher, I felt that it was time to spread […]
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 […]
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, […]
Big Sky Publishing (New South Wales)
Big Sky Publishing is an Australian owned, independent publisher specialising in producing the highest quality books and corporate products. We are passionate about what we do and work closely with our authors and clients to produce books and products of exceptional quality and design. Our specialisation includes the following areas: We are committed to flexible. […]
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.
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 […]
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.
Bobby Graham Publishers
BG Publishers (BGP) is a Canberra-based digital consultancy that specialises in alternative digital document conversion and production. BGP makes digital content web accessible, both online and for iPad and smart phones. The BGP team of digital experts has skills in document conversions, HTML and PDF accessibility, information design, HTML classification, content analysis and search engine […]
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 […]
BooBook Education Pty Ltd
established as a partnership in 2012 Sold in 2021 – structure changed to limited company
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.
Bowman & Hawkes (Victoria)
Bowman & Hawkes is a brand new, small independent publisher, in Western Victoria, formed in 2018.
Brain Jar Press
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.
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, […]
Broughton Publishing Pty Ltd (Victoria)
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’.
Busybird Publishing (Victoria)
Busybird Publishing was born in 2009 with a single title called [untitled] with the view to publish new and emerging writers. We have now grown into a micro publisher with 2 anthologies as well as books on writing amongst others. We are most proud of our monthly open mic nights and mentorship of new and […]
Cana Press/Notre Dame Monsatery
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.
Celapene Press (Victoria)
great books for great children Celapene Press was established in 2005 to promote emerging Australian authors. Our goal is to publish 2-3 great books for great children per year. We focus on stories that examine issues that today’s young readers can relate to as well as stories that entertain.
Central West Publishing
CWP publishes authored monographs, edited volumes, reference as well as university textbooks in all areas of science, engineering and technology. CWP also publishes books/textbooks catering to a wide variety of professional areas such as linguistics, medical, business, finance, humanities and others. The books are edited/authored by experienced professionals with an aim to provide not only […]
Since 1922, CEP (Christian Education Publications) has been resourcing churches, schools and individuals in Australia and around the world with professional, high quality and easily accessible publications. As a publisher we are passionate about strengthening and equipping children, youth and families and those who teach them, as well as nurturing faith and developing biblical literacy […]
Christmas Press (New South Wales)
Beautiful Childrens Books Founded in 2013, Christmas Press is an acclaimed publisher of great children’s books. Our books are published in three imprints: Eagle Books (adventure novels for middle-grade and YA readers), Second Look (reprints of great Australian children’s fiction, poetry and plays) and the main imprint, Christmas Press (chapter books/junior fiction, illustrated anthologies and […]
Clan Destine Press (Victoria)
Clan Destine Press is all about genre. We publish genre fiction in its myriad and wondrous forms: crime, mystery, historical fiction, thrillers, adventure, speculative fiction, fantasy, science fiction, horror, urban fantasy, paranormal, steampunk, and ah-ha! – which is any combination of the aforementioned – for Adults and Young Adults. We publish inventive, clever and original […]
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.
Crotchet Quaver (Western Australia)
Creating and offering noteworthy publications for the discerning reader. Crotchet Quaver began by publishing anthologies of short stories produced by the Born Storytellers. It has developed into a small press dedicated to creating beautiful books.
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 […]
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 […]
EJR Publishing (Queensland)
EJR Publishing draws on the linguistic expertise of EJR Language Service Pty Ltd to produce publications of English language translations from Russian. We have the linguistic and technical expertise to publish texts in English, Russian or Japanese and, with linguistic support, have also published a children’s book in Ukrainian and Chinese. Our publications include literary […]
em PRESS (Victoria)
Award winning cross cultural work emPRESS Publishing specialises in Australian landscapes and their historical and cultural contexts. em PRESS is particularly interested in fusing Indigenous, European settler and nature-based readings of the landscape to provide a deeper, truer viewpoint of our country’s heritage. em PRESS has published two award winning books in recent years: The […]
Envirobook is an independent Australian publishing house specialising in natural science, travel, Aboriginal and Australiana. We also distribute for most Australian publishers to non-book trade accounts, e.g. national parks, outdoor shops, art galleries, etc.
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 […]
Fair Play Publishing (New Zealand)
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 […]
Feather Knight Books
Feather Knight Books is an Australian publishing company that has been operating since 2018. Our fiction novels are mostly written by Australian authors who emphasise historical or contemporary issues, and themes of “struggle and self-discovery” throughout the narratives. Our team publishes entertaining, well-crafted, and meaningful stories which encourage readers to make personal connections and reflect […]
For Pity Sake Publishing (New South Wales)
Established in 2014, For Pity Sake is a mixed-genre publisher based on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. Current genres include historical fiction, crime, espionage, romance, poetry, memoir and spiritual self-help. For Pity Sake is a collaborative publisher in the true sense of the word, as indicated by our catchline ‘we’re for writers’. Our author stable […]
Ford Street Publishing (Victoria)
Merit and Excellence We have published 75 titles to date. In our inaugural year, we published two titles and on average we publish 11 titles annually. Our small list allows us to focus on literary merit and excellence in design. Our first ever title was shortlisted in the 2008 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards, and […]
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.
Fremantle Press (Western Australia)
Quality and Diversity Fremantle Press is an independent not-for-profit publishing house renowned for producing books of high quality. Our publications include works by new and established Western Australian authors. A key component of Fremantle Press’s publishing program is our Indigenous titles list, which is highly regarded nationally and internationally.
Ghost Owl Press
A micro publisher of work that experiments the physicality of the book and the relationship between reader and writer.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Grapple Publishing (Australian Capital Territory)
Books that hook and hold. Grapple Publishing is a small independent publisher based in Canberra. We began publishing in 2014 with our yearly flagship publication The Grapple Annual, a calendar-based anthology of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, comics, art, and more. Grapple Publishing has plans to expand and publish a variety of other works in the […]
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.
Griffith REVIEW (Queensland)
an uncanny ability to anticipate emerging trends Since 2003, Griffith REVIEW has been the leading literary magazine in Australia with an uncanny ability to anticipate emerging trends. Each themed collection presents fresh insights and analysis of the big issues from pre-eminent Australian and international writers. Its unique model features a mix of essays, memoir, reportage, […]
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 […]
Hawkeye Publishing is a small and driven traditional house, home to terrifically talented new and emerging Australian authors. Hawkeye publishes most genres, producing books that leave a footprint on the hearts and minds of readers. The Hawkeye collection is littered with Award finalists. Hawkeye runs the annual Hawkeye Publishing Manuscript Development Prize (first prize $2,500 […]
Hot Tree Publishing
Hot Tree Publishing opened its doors in 2015 with an aspiration to bring quality fiction to the world of readers. With the initial focus on romance and a wide spread of romance subgenres, Hot Tree Publishing has since opened their first imprint, Tangled Tree Publishing, specializing in crime, mystery, suspense, and thriller. Firmly seated in […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
in case of emergency press (Victoria)
We exist to service emerging writers who are sick of emerging and are ready for the full emergency. We are a not-for-loss publisher. The poor sods who do the work are not interested in making money; we just don’t want to lose money. This means we only hold small quantities of stock and print on […]
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 […]
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.
John Chapman (Victoria)
Australia is a great country for outdoor activities like bushwalking (walking, tramping or backpacking), rock climbing and photography. These are my favourite activities and I have shared them through the medium of writing books and magazine articles for many years.
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 […]
Kill Your Darlings (Victoria)
Kill Your Darlings (KYD) was founded in 2010 by Hannah Kent and Rebecca Starford and is one of Australia’s most lively and entertaining online magazines. KYD embraces both high- and low-brow culture and publishes commentary, essays, fiction, interviews and reviews. In addition to championing Australian writers, KYD also produces a regular podcast, runs a monthly […]
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 […]
Lip Magazine (Victoria)
think about it Lip is an indie feminist magazine, published by Lip Media Inc., that aims to provide intelligent, thoughtful content for our equally intelligent and thoughtful readers. You may not find crass sex advice and body-shaming fashion pages here, but you will discover wonderful new female artists and musicians, a fresh outlook on feminism, […]
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, […]
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.
Little Pink Dog Books
Little Pink Dog Books is a new Australian independent publisher specialising in picture books for children. We are based in Armidale, New South Wales and aim to publish books for the younger age group. We were formally Creative Characters Partnership based in the UK where we published twenty books for children.
Living book press
Living Book Press release and republish books aimed at the homeschool living book market.
The Lyrebird Press, based at the University of Melbourne, is a small publisher of scholarly books about music and music making in Australia and New Zealand. It shares the name of Editions de l’Oiseau-Lyre (The Lyrebird Press), the publishing house established in Paris by Melbourne-born publisher and patron of the arts Louise Hanson-Dyer (1884–1962) in […]
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.
Mammoth Entertainment (New South Wales)
5 illustrated children’s books in development. 5 Apps in development.
Melbourne University Publishing
Publishing books with spine since 1922, Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) is Australia’s first and top university press. MUP is the home of agenda-setting political, history and current affairs titles; landmark illustrated art and lifestyle books and the best in Australian academic research and writing. MUP is dedicated to sharing top Australian non-fiction writing with a […]
Melliodora Publishing (Victoria)
Melliodora Publishing is a small, specialist publisher dedicated to producing a limited range of books and other media on permaculture and related topics. We publish a range of genres with the aim of supporting individuals in their personal permaculture journeys. Our focus is on publishing the work of David Holmgren, co-originator of permaculture and co-owner […]
MidnightSun Publishing (South Australia)
beautiful, unusual, striking, sexy, challenging MidnightSun Publishing was founded in 2011 by writer Anna Solding, who is still its managing director. The company has published novels for adults, YA fiction and children’s books. Books, including picture book One Step at a Time and short story collection Wild Gestures, have been nominated and won awards including […]
Monash University Publishing
Monash University Publishing publishes scholarship of the highest standard across the humanities and social sciences, and specialises in Asian Studies, Politics, Education, Communications, and the study of Australian history, culture and literature.
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 […]
Founded in 1992, Navarine Publishing is essentially a collective of self-publishing authors with similar interests, primarily concerning Tasmania’s rich maritime history. It incorporates the Roebuck Society, formed by the late Dr. John Cumpston in 1970, that was more broadly concerned with Australian history, and continues to sell Roebuck titles that are still in print, as […]
New Frontier Publishing
New Frontier Publishing was established in 2002 with the motto: to inspire, educate and uplift. We publish books both for the trade and the educational market. Our expertise is in primary school books, particularly picture books, junior fiction and junior non-fiction. We are also branching out into YA fiction. New Frontier publishes books that children […]
Night Parrot Press (Western Australia)
Night Parrot Press is an independent publisher of non-traditional works of fiction and non-fiction, where experimental forms and genres outside the mainstream can find a home. Inspired by our namesake, the elusive Australian night parrot, we seek to uncover writing that exists on the periphery, in obscurity, and give it a platform for recognition with […]
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.
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 […]
Old Mate Media (New South Wales)
Old Mate Media is a family run, independent book publisher formed in 2013. We help independent authors from across the world self publish professionally produced high quality books as well as creating and publishing our own original interactive digital and print books.
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 […]
Ouroborus Book Services (Queensland)
We believe in the power and impact words can have on you. We believe that words can shape your life; can inspire and move you. Ouroborus Books was created by two budding authors who both believe that the impact of these words needs to be shared. Ouroborus Books is a Literary Brokerage; we are the […]
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.
Pademelon Press Pty Ltd (New South Wales)
The mission of Pademelon Press is to publish and distribute quality Australian early childhood teacher resource and reference books to assist teachers and carers in their task of educating and caring for children. Pademelon Press was created in 1990 by Rodney and Carmel Kenner, who are two of the founders of The Book Garden, Australia’s […]
Palaver is a start-up publishing operation associated with (but not owned by) an NGO called Global Reconciliation (www.globalreconciliation.org), together with a journal called the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, with the aim of fostering new thinking in the fields of ethics and reconciliation.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Pitt Street Poetry (New South Wales)
Specialist poetry publisher Pitt Street Poetry is a specialist publisher of contemporary poetry and selected reprints of modern classics. It was founded by Linsay and John Knight in Sydney in 2012 and since then has published over 30 poetry books by 18 fine poets. Pitt Street Poetry’s publishing program is fully committed for the foreseeable […]
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.
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.
Queensland Writers Centre (Queensland)
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Real Publishing (Victoria)
Real Publishing is a Melbourne-based, independent publisher dedicated to preserving real stories through the creation of beautiful books. Real Publishing was established in 2012 by Romy Moshinsky and Georgie Raik-Allen, writers and editors committed to producing exquisitely designed non-fiction books. They work in collaboration with a team of talented book designers, illustrators, photographers, printers and […]
Recent Work Press (Australian Capital Territory)
Recent Work Press is a small press imprint based in the ACT, Australia. We publish poetry, short fiction and non fiction, and other short-form textual experiments. We aim to make all our work available in attractive, paperback editions priced to make good work accessible.
Red Paper Kite (Western Australia)
Red Paper Kite is Australia’s newest, small independent publisher of Children’s picture books. Our creative team of inclusively minded people is spread across Australia and the rest of the world. We believe multicultural collaborations beautifully translate into richer stories… Our philosophy is simple: creating quality picture books filled with quirky stories and a strong focus […]
Rough Draft (Victoria)
Small Melbourne publisher Rough Draft is a small Melbourne publisher, started in 2011. We publish high-quality fiction and non-fiction, by Australian and international authors. Our books are available from good bookshops and online.
Scale Free Network (Victoria)
Scale Free Network (SFN) began in 2008 as a collaboration between visual artist (Briony Barr), art educator (Jacqueline Smith) and microbial ecologist (Dr Gregory Crocetti). Based in Melbourne, Australia, SFN creates workshops, exhibitions and interactive installations for children and adults, combining both artistic and scientific themes. Focused on the microscopic world as a source of […]
Scribe Publications (Victoria)
Scribe has been operating as a wholly independent trade-publishing house for more than 35 years. What started off in 1976 as a desire on publisher Henry Rosenbloom’s part to publish ‘serious non-fiction’ as a one-man band has turned into a multi-award-winning company with over a dozen staff members in two locations — Melbourne, Australia and […]
Serenity Press (Western Australia)
Serenity Press is a WA publisher who endeavours to bring wonderful books and personal stories to the world.
Shawline Publishing Group (Victoria)
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 […]
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 […]
SisterShip Press is a small publishing company specialising in ocean/water related books written by women.
Snowgum Press publishes illustrated books featuring the photography of the owner David Neilson. To date it has published three books: WILSON PROMONTORY – Coastal Wildness ISBN: HB 0958575363, SC 0958575355 Two editions:1996 and 2001. Combined sales 8000 copies. Distribution: Snowgum Press and Dennis Jones & Associates PATAGONIA – Images of a Wild Land ISBN: 0958575304 […]
Spineless Wonders (New South Wales)
Short Australian stories Specialising in publishing short Australian stories in print, digital and audio formats.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Sunburnt Fox Press
Sunburnt Fox Press is an Australian Small Press dedicated to Australian Authors. We only publish Science Fiction and Fantasy, and will only accept authors who are either Australian Citizens, or Australian residents. We are the current publishers of Etherea Magazine.
Sydney University Press (New South Wales)
publishing in fields of importance Sydney University Press is a high quality scholarly publisher focusing on research-based scholarly works. We publish in series in several scholarly fields, including Australian literature, Australian archaeology and Aboriginal pre-history, Animal Publics (human-animal studies). Other fields of interest include Australian history, education, public health and social issues. We publish around […]
Tale Publishing (Victoria)
Founded in 2015, Tale Publishing is a small publisher with the objective of publishing two or three books a year. We developed out of the Monash Writers Group where it was clear that many people had interesting and well written stories that they couldn’t get published by traditional publishers. We aim to publish interesting stories […]
Text Publishing (Victoria)
three-time small publisher of the year Text Publishing was formed in Melbourne in 1994. We publish a very broad range of fiction and non-fiction, international and local, books for adults and young adults. Text won Small Publisher of the Year in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
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 […]
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.
The activities of the Thinking Read forum is to promote humanities, arts sciences and allied studies, submit articles to suitable publications, promote reading and to establish an online humanities resource centre including reading list , host an author’s panel and related activities.
Tiliqua Press (New South Wales)
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 […]
Tiny Owl Workshop (Queensland)
Lover of great stories. Tiny Owl Workshop is a new, small publisher based in Brisbane. They love great stories, whether they be adventurous, epic, dark, flirtatious, funny, fantastical, sinister, daring, quirky, short, long or anything in-between.
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.
Tulip Publishing (New South Wales)
Tulip Publishing is committed to a holistic approach in ensuring that the church is equipped with resources that will help stretch and grow readers in their spiritual formulation, development, and knowledge. As such, titles will vary with some being written for a popular level, offering bite-sized wisdom for the everyday life. Others will be academic […]
Twelfth Planet Press
We aim to elevate minority and underrepresented voices with books that interrogate, commentate, inspire. Challenging the status quo through provocative science fiction, fantasy, horror, and cosy crime.
University of Queensland Press (Queensland)
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Wakefield Press (South Australia)
Wakefield Press has had five incarnations, and is a leading independent publishing company based in Adelaide, South Australia. The current version, which turned 25 in 2014, is a commercial publishing company that releases around 50 titles each year on a diverse range of topics including literary and popular fiction, history, biography, art, poetry, food, wine, […]
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.
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 […]
Wild Dog Books (Victoria)
Wild Dog Books is a multi-award-winning Australian independent publisher. We publish beautiful picture books and brilliant non-fiction that children love to devour. At Wild Dog we know the power of a great story told well, and we are wild about using story to get young readers excited. The Wild Dog list is where you will find the best Australian […]
Wild Orange Publishing Pty Limited
Founder Jennifer Scott Mitchell trained in the film and television industries as an editor and post production supervisor and so Wild Orange also incorporates a filmic storytelling approach in its work. Jennifer later developed skills and experiences in commercialising IP and content within the creative industries including leading cross border teams in other publishing ventures. […]
Yellow Brick Books (Queensland)
Founded in 2016, Yellow Brick Books is an emerging children’s publisher focused on creating quirky, fun and engaging books that will become future classics. We publish picture books and early readers that the kids of today will want to share with their own children in the future. Our books are quality publications with engaging stories […]