"I needed the medicine of quiet because noise was making me sick; I was losing myself in the midst of it all. By researching quietism I wrote myself into it, and was rescued." – Nikki Gemmell on why we all need the medicine of quiet in her latest book.
Leigh Sales on doubt, Sarah Ferguson on mothers, Joëlle Gergis on climate change ... a great selection of MUP authors will be speaking at Sydney Writers Festival this year, 30 April – 6 May.
Have a look at what we’re offering this March and then head over to MUP's Facebook page for your chance to win a copy.
As prolific publishers of Australian history, we love to dive into our past titles and uncover some hidden gems. We've collated a few to get you going.
This beautiful hardback book, strewed with the illustrations of wood engravings carved by Helen Ogilvie, is a work of art. It is a testament to a man who contributed so generously to Australian art culture.
Read the prologue to Modern Love, a double biography by Lesley Harding and Kendrah Morgan, a co-publication from MUP’s Miegunyah Press, the State Library of Victoria and the Heide Museum of Modern Art.
Always an urbane place, Melbourne has emerged from the 1980s as a city with a depth of character and urban buzz.
Sunday Reed and her Heide garden.
MUP congratulates Rebe Taylor for winning the 2017 Tasmania Book Prize with Into the Heart of Tasmania.
A new edition to coincide with the State Library of Victoria's exhibition
MUP congratulates Rebe Taylor for winning the 2017 QLD Literary Awards History Book Prize with Into the Heart of Tasmania.
Whiteley on Trial is out on October 2nd 2017
Here are ten pieces of very fine writing (in no particular order) that were absolute highlights of Mr Green’s first year as Meanjin editor.