Posted on 21 Jun 2018
Australia's greatest golfer and subject of a MUP tribute — The Peter Thomson Five: A golfing legend's greatest triumphs — has died at 88. Tony Walker remembers the man he greatly admired.
Into the Heart of Tasmania, by Rebe Taylor, delves deep into Tasmanian’s Indigenous history. It has been awarded the inaugural Dick and Joan Green Family Award for Tasmanian History.
Author of Killer Instinct: Having a Mind for Murder Dr Donald Grant calls for transparency in the QLD justice system and stands with victims of crime
Posted on 15 Jun 2018 under News
'If we are to gain a better understanding of the risk factors that lead to murder, and prevent more murders, we need to be informed by expert analysis,' says Dr Donald Grant.
Posted on 14 Jun 2018 under Meanjin
Clare Payne argues that women are entering a new age of economic empowerment.
Posted on 13 Jun 2018 under Events
Louise Milligan, Gillian Triggs, Jenny Hocking, Joëlle Gergis on climate change ... a great selection of MUP authors will be speaking at Byron Writers Festival this year, 3 – 5 August.
Posted on 6 Jun 2018 under Awards
Australian women crime writing was winning global acclaim. Three MUP titles have been long listed for the award for best crime writing by women.
Senator Derryn Hinch recounts the progress and movements on key politics issues he's been tracking through Parliament – one year since he last wrote on these topics in Hinch v Canberra.
"The moment I realised my children were not just delightful, but that they had grown into excellent human beings." – James Jeffrey on his proudest moment as a father.
Judgements made of single people, particularly single women, are harsh. Here are some ways single women suffer the judgement of others about their relationship status, by Clare Payne, author of One.
This edition's feature essay, ‘The Turning Point: One man's downfall, #METoo and the rising up’ is written by bestselling author, Clementine Ford.
On Mother is Sarah Ferguson's homage to her mother. #TalkToYourMother
Posted on 16 May 2018 under Arts and Literature
To be constantly reading is truly a dream. MUP staff share what they're currently reading and the incredible books that are being worked on while the weather gets colder.
Posted on 11 May 2018 under News
Gillian Triggs' passionate memoir is an irresistible call to everyone who yearns for a fairer world. Clickthrough to see the full cover!
Upcoming and A-list Australian authors, media and politicians united for an intimate event with big ideas at the annual Melbourne University Publishing Dinner held during the Sydney Writers’ Festival.
Posted on 9 May 2018 under Interviews
"There are common myths and stereotypes about single people. They include that single people are lonely, unhappy, selfish, unhealthy and their kids are worse off. These assumptions just aren’t true." Clare Payne on being single and living life to the fullest.
Posted on 8 May 2018 under Events
As publishers across Australia return to overflowing inboxes this week, sleep-deprived and experiencing serious festival withdrawals, MUP Senior Publicist Tessa Connelly recaps our small slice of this challenging, inspiring and powerful Sydney Writers’ Festival.
Have a look at what we’re offering this May and then head over to MUP's Facebook page for your chance to win a copy.
Acollection of short fiction, finely curated by Meanjin's Editor Jonathan Green; a treatise and celebration in the single life; and, a celebration of motherhood contemplated by one of Australia's most respected journalists.
Posted on 24 Apr 2018 under Politics and Current Affairs
Over the decades we have spent documenting the Australian national story, MUP have delved into the Australia's involvement in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations. Here are some of our must-read picks from the collection.
Posted on 13 Apr 2018 under News
#Toastface brought together booklovers, booksellers and the beautiful ode to family from James Jeffrey. Here's a toast to my family and other animus! Here's a toast to all those who helped us launch the book!