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Best Book Publishing Companies in Australia

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2023, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 20 publishers.

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

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/

💥 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/

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

British India, White Australia

Kama Maclean

Tongerlongeter

Henry Reynolds & Nicholas Clements

Beyond the Hero’s Journey

Anthony Mullins

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

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

Big Sky Publishing

History, True Crime, Self-Help, Health & Wellbeing, Business, Biographies & Memoirs, Humor, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Sports & Outdoors, Nonfiction, Fiction

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Manuscript entries & book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Between Five Eyes

Anthony R. Wells

The Art of Sacrifice

George Petrou

Murder At The Fort

Bob Marmion

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

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

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

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

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