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This list was specially compiled for the Easy Way to Success with the gracious help of Robyn Opie Parnell, bestselling children's author of over 85 published books. View her website.


Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd
Guidelines
www.allenandunwin.com/writing/centre.asp

Junior fiction, YA, non-fiction

Children's Editor
Allen and Unwin
406 Albert Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002

Phone: 03) 9665 5000
Email:
frontdesk@allenandunwin.com.au
Web:
www.allen-unwin.com.au

Black Dog Books

Guidelines
www.bdb.com.au/submissions/submissions.htm

Junior fiction, YA, non-fiction

Ali Arnold
Black Dog Books
15 Gertrude Street
Fitzroy VIC 3065

Phone: 03) 9419-9406
Email:
ali@bdb.com.au
Web:
www.bdb.com.au

Blake Education

Guidelines by request

Junior fiction and non-fiction

Amanda Santamaria
Editor - Blake Education
Blake Publishing Pty Ltd
PO Box 250
Glebe NSW 2037

Phone: 02) 8585 4019
Email:
amanda.santamaria@blake.com.au
Web:
www.askblake.com.au

Billabong Valley

Guidelines
www.billabongvalley.com

Junior novel (only 2 per year)

Don Cronk
Perth

Phone: 08) 9447 3184
Email:
doncronk@billabongvalley.com
Web:
www.billabongvalley.com

BlueCatBooks

Guidelines
www.bluecatbooks.com.au

Children’s books, reference texts, juvenile fiction

Leonie Peguero
Blue Cat Books
PO Box 3006
Eltham VIC 3095

Phone: 03) 9439 3070
Email:
peguero@bigpond.net.au
Web:
www.bluecatbooks.com.au

Brolly Books

Guidelines
www.brollybooks.com

Picture books, junior fiction

Emma Borghesi
Brolly Books
Borghesi & Adam Publishers Pty Ltd
18 Claremont Ave
Malvern VIC 3144

Phone: 03) 9509 9322
Email:
emma@brollybooks.com
Web:
www.brollybooks.com

Bushfire Press Pty Ltd

Guidelines
http://www.bushfirepress.com/submissions/index.html

Pre-school, primary and secondary non-fiction for arts education: youth theatre, music, dance, drama, media, and visual arts.

Mark Leehy
The Publisher
Bushfire Press
13 Hillside Gve
Upwey Vic 3158

Email:
mark@bushfirepress.com
Web:
www.bushfirepress.com

Duo Publications

Guidelines
www.duopublications.com.au/Duo_Prospectus.pdf

Children’s non-fiction and fiction

Peter Hehir or Peter Macaione
Duo Publications
PO Box 5598
Brendale QLD 4500

Phone: 07) 3264 6373
Email:
sales@duopublications.com.au
Web:
www.duopublications.com.au

Eleanor Curtain Publishing

Educational books for primary schools, fiction and non-fiction

Eleanor Curtain Publishing
85 High Street
Prahran Vic 3181

Phone: 03) 9510 2522
Email:
enquiries@ecpublishing.com.au
Web:
http://www.ecpublishing.com.au/

Era Publications

Currently not accepting unsolicited manuscripts.

Children’s fiction and non-fiction for primary-school-aged children.

PO Box 231
Brooklyn Park SA 5032

Phone: 08) 8352 4122
Email:
admin@erapublications.com
Web:
www.erapublications.com/

Five Mile Press

Guidelines
www.fivemile.com.au/publishing.htm

Picture books, short stories

Lorelei Waite or Niki Horin
The Five Mile Press
PO Box 177
Ferntree Gully
Rowville VIC 3178

Phone: 03) 8756 5500
Email:
publishing@fivemile.com.au
Web:
www.fivemile.com.au

Fremantle Arts Centre Press

(WA residents only)

Guidelines
www.facp.iinet.net.au/guidelines.php
Response: four months

Picture book, YA

The Publisher
Fremantle Arts Centre Press
PO Box 158
North Fremantle WA 6159

Phone: 08) 9430 6331
Email:
facq@iinet.net.au
Web:
www.facp.iinet.net.au

Funtastic

Picture books, children’s fiction, non-fiction

Editorial Team
Funtastic Ltd
800 Wellington Rd
Rowville VIC 3178

Phone: 03) 8575 0044 Web:
www.funtastic.com.au/docs/products/publish.htm

Ginninderra Press

Guidelines
www.ginninderrapress.com.au/submit.html
Response: eight weeks

YA, non-fiction

Stephen Matthews
Ginninderra Press
PO Box 53
Charnwood ACT 2615

Phone: 02) 6258 9060
Email:
stephenmatthews@ginninderrapress.com.au
Web:
www.ginninderrapress.com.au

Greater Glider Productions

Picture books, junior fiction, non-fiction, play scripts

Greater Glider Productions
Book Farm
330 Reesville Road
Maleny QLD 4552

Phone: 07) 5494 3000
Email:
jillmorris@greaterglider.com.au
Web:
www.greaterglider.com.au

Hachette Livre Australia

Do not accept unsolicited manuscripts – through agents only.

Guidelines
www.hha.com.au/about_submissions.html

Australian Publishing Submissions
Hachette Livre Australia
Level 17, 207 Kent Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Phone: 02) 8248 0800
Email:
auspub@hachette.com.au
Web:
www.hha.com.au/index.html

HarperCollins Aust

Do not accept unsolicited manuscripts.

PO Box 321
Pymble NSW 2073

Phone: 02) 9952 5000
Web:
www.harpercollins.com.au

HarperCollins NZ

HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand
31 View Road,
Glenfield, Auckland New Zealand

Phone: 64 9 443 9400
Web:
www.harpercollins.co.nz

Hazard Press

Do not accept unsolicited manuscripts – through agents only.

Guidelines
www.hazard.co.nz/submission.html

Young Adult fiction

P.O. Box 2151
Christchurch, New Zealand

Phone: (+64-3) 377-0370
Email:
info@hazard.co.nz
Web:
www.hazard.co.nz/

IAD Press (Jukurrpa Books)

(Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander authors only)

Guidelines
www.iad.edu.au/press/authors.htm

Children's fiction, YA, non-fiction

Josie Douglas
IAD Press
PO Box 2531
3 South Terrace
Alice Springs NT 0871

Phone: 61) 08 8951 1334
Email:
publisher@iad.edu.au
Web:
www.iad.edu.au/press/iadpresshome.htm

Ibis Publishing Australia

Guidelines
www.ibispublishing.com.au/page.php?page=PublishingwithIbis

Children's picture books

Ibis Publishing Australia Pty Ltd
Suite 7, Level 2
150 Albert Road
South Melbourne VIC 3205

Phone: 03) 9690 3445
Email:
info@ibispublishing.com.au
Web:
www.ibispublishing.com.au

Jane Curry Publishing

Guidelines
www.janecurrypublishing.com.au/html/aboutus.htm

Educational picture books, fiction and non-fiction

Jane Curry Publishing
220A Glenmore Rd
Paddington NSW 2021

Phone: 02) 9356 3922
Email:
elspeth@janecurrypublishing.com.au
Web:
www.janecurrypublishing.com.au

Koala Books

Guidelines
www.koalabooks.com.au/submissions.html
Response: three months

Children's picture books, children's fiction

Children's Editor
Koala Books
PO Box 626
Mascot NSW 1460

Phone: 02) 9667 2997
Web:
www.koalabooks.com.au

Learning Media NZ

Guidelines
www.learningmedia.co.nz/nz/online/authorsartists/seriesguidelines

Junior and YA fiction also Samoan and Maori themes and school journals

Learning Media Limited
Box 3293
Wellington
New Zealand 6001

Phone: 64 4) 472 5522
Email:
contributors@learningmedia.co.nz
Web:
www.learningmedia.co.nz

Limelight Press

Guidelines
http://www.limelightpress.com/contact%20us.htm

Picture Books, Emergent Readers, Junior Novels and YA.

Limelight Press
Unit 15, 6 Thames Street
Balmain, NSW, 2041

Phone: (02) 9810 9655 (Helen)
(02) 9810 9755 (Jayne)

Email:
email@limelightpress.com.au
Web:
www.limelightpress.com/

Little Hare Books

Guidelines
www.littleharebooks.com/information/submissionguidelines.html
Response: two months

Children’s picture books and fiction

The Commissioning Editor
Little Hare Books
4/21 Mary Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010

Phone: 02) 9280 2220
Email:
enquiries@littleharebooks.com
Web:
www.littleharebooks.com

Lothian Books

Picture Books, Emergent Readers, Junior Novels and YA.

The Publishing Assistant
Lothian Books
Level 5 / 132-136 Albert Road
South Melbourne VIC 3205

Phone: 03) 9694 4900
E-mail:
books@lothian.com.au
Web:
www.lothian.com.au/

New Frontier Publishing

Guidelines
http://www.newfrontier.com.au/submission.htm

Children’s picture books, fiction, non-fiction

New Frontier
6 Merle St
Epping NSW 2121

Phone: 02) 9876 1050
Email:
info@newfrontier.com.au
Web:
www.newfrontier.com.au

Macmillan (Pan Macmillan, Sun Books, Pan, Picador, Ironbark, Pancake, Palgrave MacMillan)

Imprint: Macmillan Education Australia

Guidelines
www.tinyurl.com/6slf4

Children's fiction, YA, non-fiction

Angela Berry
Primary Publisher
Macmillan Education Australia
627 Chapel St
South Yarra VIC 3141

Phone: 03) 9825 1126
Email:
angela.berry@macmillan.com.au
Web:
www.macmillan.com.au

Imprint: Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Ltd

Guidelines
www.panmacmillan.com.au/submission_guidelines.asp
Response: ten to twelve weeks

Children's picture books

Publishing Department
Pan Macmillan Australia
Level 18, St Martin's Tower
31 Market Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Phone: 02) 9285 9100
Email:
panpublishing@macmillan.com.au
Web:
www.panmacmillan.com.au

Mallinson Rendel Publishers Ltd

Guidelines
www.mallinsonrendel.co.nz/author-guidelines.asp

Children’s fiction

Mallinson Rendel Publishers
PO Box 9409
Wellington

Phone: 64 4 802 5012
Email:
publisher@mallinsonrendel.co.nz
Web:
www.mallinsonrendel.co.nz/index.asp

Omnibus Books

Part of Scholastic Australia

Guidelines
http://www.scholastic.com.au/common/about/manuscript.asp

Picture books and fiction for primary-school-aged children. Some non-fiction.

Ms Dyan Blacklock
Publisher
Omnibus Press
335 Unley Rd
Malvern SA 5061

Phone: 08) 8425 8300
Web:
http://www.scholastic.com.au/

Oxford University Press

Guidelines
http://au.oup.com/content/General.asp?ContentID=4

Children's fiction, non-fiction

Irene Sawczak
Commissioning Editor Primary
GPO Box 2784Y
Melbourne Vic 3001

Phone: (03) 9934 9123 Web:
www.oup.com.au

Papyrus Publishing

Guidelines
www.papyrus.com.au/submissions.html
Response: one year

Children's fiction and poetry especially cultural and human rights

C/- Post Office
Scarsdale VIC 3351

Phone: 03) 5342 2394
Email:
editor@papyrus.com.au
Web:
www.papyrus.com.au

Pearson Education Australia

Guidelines
www.pearsoned.com.au/schools/contactUs.asp

Children's and YA, fiction and non-fiction

Pearson Education Australia
Schools Division
PO Box 1024
South Melbourne, VIC 3205

Phone: 03) 9811 2800
Email:
schools@pearsoned.com.au
Web:
www.pearsoned.com.au/schools

Pearson Education, Comet, Explore and Challenge

Educational School Magazines

Guidelines
www.pearsoned.com.au/schools/magazines/guidelines.asp

Children's short fiction, non-fiction, jokes, puzzles, poetry and plays

Response: twelve to sixteen weeks

Magazines Editor
Pearson Education Australia
PO Box 1024
South Melbourne Vic 3205

Phone: 03) 9811 2800
Email:
magazines@pearsoned.com.au
Web:
www.pearsoned.com.au/schools/magazines/guidelines.asp

Penguin Group (Australia)

Guidelines
www.penguin.com.au/about/f_publish.htm

Picture books, junior and YA fiction

Penguin Group (Australia)
PO Box 701
Hawthorn VIC 3124

Phone: 03) 9811 2400
Email:
childrens.publishing@au.penguingroup.com
Web:
www.penguin.com.au
Puffin Web:
www.penguin.com.au/PUFFIN/default.htm

Random House

Guidelines
www.randomhouse.com.au/faq/submit.htm#childrens

Picture books, junior and YA fiction

The Children's Publisher
Random House Australia
20 Alfred Street
Milsons Point NSW 2061

Phone: 02) 9954 9966
Email
random@randomhouse.com.au
Web:
www.randomhouse.com

Reed Publishing NZ

Guidelines
www.reed.co.nz/faq.cfm#published

Children’s fiction for ages up to 13.

PO Box 34901
Birkenhead, Auckland

Phone +64 9 441 2960
Email:
info@reed.co.nz
Web:
www.reed.co.nz

Rigby Heinemann (Rigby, Harcourt Education, Reed, Barrie)

Guidelines on request

Junior fiction and non-fiction

Address for the Sail Literacy series:
Lee-Ann Wright
Senior Editor - Heinemann Primary Publisher
Reed Publishing (NZ) Ltd
39 Rawene Road
Auckland
New Zealand

Phone: +64 9) 441 2946
Web:
www.rigby.com.au

Scholastic Australia

Guidelines
www.scholastic.com.au/common/about/manuscript.asp
Response: about eight weeks.

Picture books and fiction for primary-school-aged children. Some non-fiction.

Senior Editor
Scholastic Press
PO Box 579
Lindfield NSW 2070

Phone: 02) 9413 8374
Web:
www.scholastic.com.au

Scholastic NZ

Scholastic New Zealand Limited
Private Bag 94407
Greenmount Auckland 1730

Phone: 64 9 274 8112
Web:
www.scholastic.co.nz

Tandem Press

Guidelines
www.australianbookgroup.com.au/Publishers/TandemPress/

Publishes New Zealand authors

PO Box 34-272
Birkenhead, Auckland 10,
New Zealand.

Phone: +64 9 480 1452
Email:
helenb@tandempress.co.nz
Web:
www.tandempress.co.nz

University of Queensland Press

Guidelines
www.uqp.uq.edu.au/submit_manuscript.php
Response: three months

YA novels

The Editorial Coordinator
University of Queensland Press
PO Box 6042
St Lucia QLD 4067

Phone: 07) 3365 2127
Email:
uqp@uqp.uq.edu.au
Web:
http://www.uqp.uq.edu.au

University of Western Australia Press

Guidelines
www.uwapress.uwa.edu.au/publishing
Response: two to three months

Children's fiction

UWA Press
University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Highway
Crawley WA 6009

Phone: 08) 6488 3670
Email:
maureend@uwapress.uwa.edu.au
Web:
www.uwapress.uwa.edu.au

Word Weavers Press

Guidelines
www.wordweaverspress.com.au/thepublisher/guidelinesforwriters.htm
Junior fiction especially fast paced with boy appeal

Susan Richmond
Editorial Director
Word Weavers Press Pty Ltd
PO Box 843
Bulimba, Qld 4171

Email:
info@wordweaverspress.com.au
Web:
www.wordweaverspress.com.au

Overseas Publishers

Internet Publisher Lists

Please use the following URLS for further information on overseas publishers:

http://www.publishers.ca/CNM_Index.wws

http://www.lights.com/publisher/alphabetic.html

http://www.publishers.org/member/members.cfm

http://www.ukwebstart.com/listbookpubs.html

http://www.booktrust.org.uk/publishers/pubindex.htm

http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/publish.html

Best regards and keep writing!



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