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, our speculative fiction list; and XO Romance, our contemporary women’s fiction list. Our specialty areas include literary fiction, crime fiction, romance and speculative fiction; and non-fiction with broad appeal (for example, true crime, mind, body & spirit, popular science, memoir and health & wellbeing).
- Anthologies (including short stories, essays, reviews, commentary)
- Genre Fiction (romance, fantasy/sci-fi, crime)
- Genre non-fiction (including mind/body/spirit, true crime, self-help)
- Literary fiction
- Narrative non-fiction (including memoirs, biographies, histories)
- Trade/Popular Fiction
- Young Adult