Best Book Publishing Companies in Australia

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2021, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Filter for top publishers by genre, location, and more!

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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

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

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

Perimeter Editions

Art, Photography, Nonfiction

Location - Melbourne, AU

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://perimetereditions.com/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Send Me a Lullaby

Emma Phillips

Roosevelt Station

David Rothenberg

The Design Plot

Shelley Lasica, Pip Wallis, Megan Payne, Zoe Theodore

Pantera Press

Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Mystery & Crime, Horror, Women's Fiction, Romance, Action & Adventure, Humor, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Fiction, Nonfiction

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Lead the Way

Jean Hinchliffe

Collisions: Fictions of the Future

Leah Jing McIntosh

Darkness Is Golden

Mary Hoang

Thames & Hudson Australia

Art, Architecture, Biographies & Memoirs, Business, Picture Book, DIY, History, Humor, Environmental, Math & Science, Education & Reference, Comics & Graphic Novels, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry

Location - Melbourne, AU

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

Website - https://thamesandhudson.com.au/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Reading the Seasons

Alice Provensen & Martin Provensen

Photography: the Whole Story

Juliet Hacking

The Poet of Piney Woods

Bob Raczka

Bloomsbury 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, Comics & Graphic Novels, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's, Poetry, Short Story

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Mid size

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks, Audiobooks

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

☑️ Indie publisher

💥 Hit titles

As Far as You'll Take Me

Phil Stamper

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Stuart Turton

The Shape of Darkness

Laura Purcell

Federation Press

Academic, Law, Nonfiction

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Environmental and Planning Law in New South Wales

Rosemary Lyster et al

Treaty-Making

George WIlliams & Harry Hobbs

Criminal Laws Northern Territory

Stephen Gray et al

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