The Australian Poetry Publishers directory is a portal for poets to have their poems published, to encourage Australian poetry to be purchased and to support Australian Poetry Publishers in enabling poets to have the opportunity to be published. Publishers on this list are those who publish poetry within Australia.

Black Inc (not currently)

Black Pepper (not currently)

*Brandl & Schlesinger (not currently)

Busybird (only with self-published authors)

Collective Effort Press Facebook | No unsolicited at this stage

*Cordite Books | No unsolicited at this time

Dangerously Poetic  (Byron based) | No unsolicited at this time.

Flying Islands Website coming soon. Not open for submissions.

Fremantle Press WA
poets only   Please note that while they are open to considering work from established writers, their focus at this time is on the work of new and emerging poets.

Friendly Street | South Australian members or residents.

Ginninderra Press | Open for submissions.

Giramondo | Accepts unsolicited

*Gloria SMH | Having a break.

Grand Parade Poets | No unsolicited at this time.

*Hunter   | No open call currently

Interactive | Open for submissions 2022. Valuable contributor to Oz poetry but check terms advised. Reading fee.

Light Trap Press | No unsolicited at this stage.

Lightning Source  not a publisher, printing and distribution for self-publish.

Magabala Indigenous.

MPU Chapbooks | Several open periods during year.

*Pitt Street Poetry | No unsolicited at this time.

presspress Chapbooks. Open for submission.

*Publicious Printer

Puncher & Wattmann | Currently no unsolicited.

Recent Work Press | Submission window 1-30 April.

Rochford Press | No unsolicited at this time.

Spinifex | No unsolicited at this time.

Studio Christians writing email:  | Accepting unsolicited submissions.

*Sunline   (need current link) | Western Australia based. No unsolicited at this time.

University Queensland Press | Only via agent or solicited.

Vagabond Press | Does not accept unsolicited manuscripts.

Wakefield Press | South Australian based. Will reopen for submissions sometime in 2020.

Walleah Press | Mostly Tasmanian. Currently no unsolicited.

Wild Weeds Press | Western Australia based

This Australian Publishers directory was compiled by Les Wicks for Poetry Sydney, February 2021. All reasonable efforts were taken to ensure information is accurate.  We welcome information that assists in maintaining the directory. We urge you to look at the array of links, and encourage you to buy some great Australian poetry.  Inquiries should be addressed to the publisher.

Listings marked with * did not respond to our queries and those publishers marked had information gleaned from their website.