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)
Daisy Lane Publishing is a small, independent publishing press, based in Newcastle NSW, of quality children’s books, romance novels and books that inspire and educate people of all ages. We endeavour to create quality books, igniting curiosity and passion, creating a thirst for reading that keeps the story alive. Our aim is to support and […]
Dirt Lane Press (New South Wales)
Founded in February 2016, we are a not-for-profit publisher of quality books based in Orange NSW Australia. We specialise in unconventional books for young readers, but our books are really for all readers because we all hunger for the unusual and the unexpected in both story and imagery. Dirt Lane Press offers books that promise […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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
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 […]
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).
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, […]
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.
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.
Margaret River Press (Western Australia)
Family press for discerning readers. Margaret River Press is a small family press established in 2011. Margaret River Press publishes literary novels and anthologies from emerging and established writers and poets. We periodically publish lifestyle titles and may consider select commissioned works that meet the charter of the Press. We believe that fine literature […]
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 […]
Miscellaneous Press (Victoria)
A micro-publisher A micro-publisher created by Karen Andrews. Based in Melbourne.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
University of Queensland Press (Queensland)
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 […]
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 […]
Wombat Books is a small publisher creating quality books to respect life, in all its forms. We publish books with new and established authors. We have a particular interest in Australian books. Wombat Books will consider new publications through a traditional process from predominantly Australian authors. We are primarily interested in books for children including […]
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 […]