Member Benefits

Access discounts on services, and industry events using your SPN membership.


Member benefit: Books from Australia listings

SPN members can apply for access to list titles on the Books from Australia site.

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Member benefit: B+P Book Buzz discount

B+P BookBuzz SPN regularly works with Books+Publishing to create SPN-branded editions of B+P’s BookBuzz e-newsletter at an affordable price. BookBuzz is read by over 5000 people across the book trade: booksellers, reviewers, librarians, journalists, social media influencers, keen readers, etc.

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Member benefit: Independent Publishing Conference ticket discounts

SPN has run Australia’s only comprehensive book industry conference every year since 2012. SPN members receive deep discounts on tickets and are actively encouraged to participate in the conference. Find out more here.

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Member benefit: SPN Christmas catalogue listings and advertising

An annual catalogue produced both in print and as a PDF that features SPN member publishers’ titles. It is distributed directly to booksellers and librarians across Australia in partnership with the Australian Booksellers Association, Leading Edge Books and ALS Library Services. Title listings start at only $40. Bookings open each July. See our 2020 catalogue […]

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Member benefit: SPN Book of the Year Award submission

Building on the success of the Most Underrated Book Award (founded in 2012), SPN’s annual book award is now known simply as the SPN Book of the Year Award. Books published by all SPN members are eligible. Thanks to generous sponsorship from the Australian Booksellers Association and ArtsHub, the winning book’s author and publisher each […]

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Member benefit: RM Marketing Services discount

Rachael McDiarmid has over 30 years’ experience in the book industry. RM Marketing Services assists book publishers with outsourced solutions (sales and marketing) or consulting services (particularly for small to medium-sized businesses). ​From industry consults to short-term promotional projects, regular outsourced marketing tasks to digital platform and content acquisition support, we cover a wide range […]

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Member benefit: Australian Society of Authors model publishing agreement

SPN full members have access to the industry-standard Australian Society of Authors Model Publishing Agreement. This agreement provides a working template that is fair to both authors and publishers and provides a framework within which the publisher and author can negotiate appropriate commercial terms, secure in the knowledge that the important fundamental rights of both […]

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Member benefit: ArtsHub membership discount

ArtsHub is Australia’s leading independent online resource dedicated to the world of the arts. With over 10,000 members and 50,000 newsletter subscribers, ArtsHub provides a platform to build brand awareness across the arts community ArtsHub is now offering Small Press Network members $100 off an organisation membership to ArtsHub. This membership enables members to keep […]

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Member benefit: B+P advertising discount

SPN members can now take advantage of an exclusive offer to promote their books to booksellers, librarians, teachers and the wider literary community through Australia’s leading book industry publications, Books+Publishing magazine, the Weekly Book Newsletter and Books+Publishing Daily. Advertising package: Title showcase ad in Books+Publishing or Junior magazine; and Lower box ad in the Weekly […]

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Member Benefit: IngramSpark offer to SPN members

IngramSpark has announced special offers for SPN members. Access over 70,000 retailers and libraries with IngramSpark.

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Member benefit: Discount Australia Post rates through ABA

Along with access to the Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) reduced rate, SPN members are able to access the ABA’s Australia Post Domestic and International Parcel schemes

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Member benefit: Alex Adsett Literary discount

Alex Adsett Literary is a publishing consultancy offering commercial contract and negotiating advice to authors and publishers. For publishers, Alex Adsett Literary can provide the services of a skilled inhouse contracts manager – preparing and negotiating author contracts, translation and UK or US sublicensing contracts, all subsidiary rights deals, book-to-film contracts and more. Any independent […]

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Member benefit: B+P subscription discount

Since 1921 B+P has been the book trade’s go-to source for industry news, pre-publication reviews, job ads and more. The discount code for SPN is SPN2020, this code expires 31 Dec 2020 and can be used to purchase a Full-year digital-only subscription (1-user) –  for $135.00 (regular price is $175.00) * Note: our subscriptions are set […]

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