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Best Book Publishing Companies in Sydney

A comprehensive directory of the best publishers in 2022, vetted by the team at Reedsy. Showing 12 publishers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rockpool Publishing

Self-Help, Health & Wellbeing, Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction

Location - Sydney, AU

Size - Small press

Formats - Physical Books, Ebooks

Submission format - Book proposals - Submit here

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

☑️ Indie publisher

☑️ Accepts submissions

💥 Hit titles

Brave

Sheila Vijeyarasa

Mediumship

Kerrie Erwin

Work Wellbeing

Ashley Fell & Mark McCrindle

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