Best Literary Fiction 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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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/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

The Night Letters

Denise Leith

The Cubs Roar

Blanche d'Alpuget

The Women's Circle

Karyn Sepulveda

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/

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πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Lord of the Rings

J. R. R. Tolkien

Love Objects

Emily Maguire

Crazy Rich Asians

Kevin Kwan

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

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πŸ’₯ 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

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/

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β˜‘οΈ Accepts submissions

πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Lead the Way

Jean Hinchliffe

Collisions: Fictions of the Future

Leah Jing McIntosh

Darkness Is Golden

Mary Hoang

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/

πŸ’₯ Hit titles

Sooley

John Grisham

The Night Train

Clyde Edgerton

The Warsaw Orphan

Kelly Rimmer

Pan Macmillan 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.panmacmillan.com.au/

πŸ’₯ Hit titles

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Mark Manson

Circus of Wonders

Elizabeth Macneal

The Evening and the Morning

Ken Follett

NewSouth Publishing

Literary Fiction, Young Adult, Middle Grade, History, Politics, Fiction, Nonfiction, Children's

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

β˜‘οΈ Indie publisher

β˜‘οΈ Accepts submissions

πŸ’₯ Hit titles

British India, White Australia

Kama Maclean

Tongerlongeter

Henry Reynolds & Nicholas Clements

Beyond the Hero’s Journey

Anthony Mullins

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