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Best Book Publishing Companies in Australia

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2022, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 20 publishers.

Text Publishing

Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery & Crime, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Fantasy, Health & Wellbeing, Historical Fiction, History, Humor, Self-Help, Politics, Religion & Spirituality, Environmental, Math & Science, Sports & Outdoors, Fiction, Nonfiction, Short Story

Location - Melbourne, AU

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.textpublishing.com.au/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Loner

Georgina Young

Soldiers

Tom Remiger

A Constant Hum

Alice Bishop

CSIRO Publishing

Math & Science, Medical, Psychology, Nonfiction

Part of - Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation > CSIRO Publishing

Location - Melbourne, AU

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Queries - Submit here

Website - https://www.publish.csiro.au/

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

The Way of the Weedy Seadragon

Anne Morgan

Plantastic!

Catherine Clowers

The Allure of Fungi

Alison Pouliot

Allen and Unwin

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, Sports & Outdoors, True Crime, Health & Wellbeing, Self-Help, Humor, History, Environmental, Politics, Business, Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery & Crime, Romance, Literary Fiction, Women's Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Medical, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries & contests - Submit here

Website - https://www.allenandunwin.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Lord of the Rings

J. R. R. Tolkien

Love Objects

Emily Maguire

Crazy Rich Asians

Kevin Kwan

Ventura Press

Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Business, Health & Wellbeing, Diverse Literature, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Diversity - Diverse Literature

Website - https://www.venturapress.com.au/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

The Night Letters

Denise Leith

The Cubs Roar

Blanche d'Alpuget

The Women's Circle

Karyn Sepulveda

Murdoch Books

Cookbook, Health & Wellbeing, Self-Help, Nonfiction

Part of - Allen & Unwin > Murdoch Books

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Contests - Submit here

Website - https://www.murdochbooks.com.au/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Zero Waste Gardening

Ben Raskin

Single Pringle

Stacey June

Festivals

Oliver Keens

University of Queensland Press

Children's, Literary Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Short Story, Young Adult

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Small press

Formats - , Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entry - Submit here

Website - https://www.uqp.com.au/

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

Too Much Lip

Melissa Lucashenko

The Elephant

Peter Carnavas

Dropbear

Evelyn Araluen

Severed Press

Science Fiction, Horror, Fiction

Location - Melbourne, AU

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - http://www.severedpress.com

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Island of the Crabs

Steven J. Taylor

Roak

Jake Bible

Badlands

Lucas Pederson

Hachette Australia

Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Horror, Action & Adventure, Self-Help, Historical Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Mystery & Crime, History, Business, Travel, Women's Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Architecture, Art, Cookbook, Humor, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry, Short Story

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Largest

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

Website - https://www.hachette.com.au/

💥 Hit titles

Sooley

John Grisham

The Night Train

Clyde Edgerton

The Warsaw Orphan

Kelly Rimmer

Hinkler

Picture Book, Middle Grade, Education & Reference, Humor, DIY, Health & Wellbeing, Cookbook, Children's, Nonfiction

Location - Melbourne, AU

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://www.hinkler.com.au/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Grannies Don't Fart!

Lisa Regan

Sleep, Little Pup

Jo Parry

Too Sneaky to Share

Lisa Regan

ACER Press

Academic, Medical, Health & Wellbeing, Nonfiction

Part of - Australian Council for Educational Research > ACER Press

Location - Melbourne, AU

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

Website - https://www.acer.org/

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Leading Professional Learning

Helen Timperley et al

Leading Improvement In Mathematics Teaching And Learning

Peter Sullivan

Strong Foundations

Anna Kilderry & Bridie Raban

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