Sue Coffey explains why she put together Seeking Justice in Cambodia, a book containing interviews and accounts from fifteen contributors, telling a powerful tale of the struggle to bring human rights to all Cambodians from the early 1990s to the present day.
A recap of the most brutal and bizarre week in Australian politics since The Dismissal.
Posted on 18 Sep 2018 under News
MUP is delighted to be publishing EN GARDE by Sarah Hanson-Young. In the era of wolf-whistle politics, women are sick of being degraded. Hanson-Young does not retreat.
Posted on 15 Aug 2018 under News
MUP is delighted to be publishing Accidental Feminists by award-winning writer and journalist, Jane Caro. In her new book Caro draws our attention to the unnoticed revolution led by women over 50.
Posted on 30 Jul 2018 under News
This August, we've surely got something to strike your fancy. Whether it's a memoir, a book on space exploration or artificial intelligence, true crime, or two "little" books on two big ideas: sleep and indignation.
Mirka Mora is one of Melbourne's best known and loved artists. Join us for a night to celebrate the Mora's story at Tolarno's Eating House.
Posted on 25 Jul 2018 under News
Germaine Greer and Bob Carr will appear in a one-night-only MUP Brisbane event, UNCENSORED: GREER & CARR on Friday 7 September.
MUP congratulates Gabriella Coslovich for winning the 2018 Walkley Arts Journalism Award.
Congratulations Susan Alberti AC for being crowned the 2018 Victorian of the Year award!
These are some heavyweights: what our best political thinkers say about the crisis of democracy; Shireen Morris' memoir on her fight to achieve constitutional recognition for Indigenous Australians; Bob Carr's funny and delightful political memoir; and Katharine Murphy on the meaning of disruption.
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.
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 News
The Communications Internship at Melbourne University Publishing is an invaluable opportunity for someone looking to gain great experience in the marketing and publicity aspects of publishing. Here's what two of our communications interns in 2018 had to say about their learning experience.
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.
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.
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 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!
Germaine Greer calls for ‘a better way’ in new book On Rape, to be published by Melbourne University Publishing
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.