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.
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.
Fair Share is a vitally important work in examining the urgent economic challenges facing the nation, and the role of governments in addressing those challenges, said former Prime Minister Paul Keating.
After a three-year break, the Meanjin Podcast is back. Authors, readings, conversations, poets: it’s an irresistible mix of fine words and ideas, a spoken version of Australia’s favourite literary quarterly. You can listen to the first episode below, and subscribe via iTunes or Soundcloud.
Posted on 12 Mar 2018 under News
Find more culinary snippets and anecdotes in The Secret Ingredient by Chloe Shorten–now available to pre-order at just $34.99. You will be one of the first to receive Chloe's book, filled with recipes, stories of tradition, celebration and laughs from the family table.
Pre-order The Secret Ingredient and receive a signed book and an exclusive video.
This year’s theme for International Women's Day, #PressforProgress, continues to rally for gender equality, and to celebrate women’s achievements everywhere. We're doing that too, by drawing attention to some amazing women we publish at MUP and how their stories have inspired us.
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.
Have a look at one of our offering for February and then head over to MUP's Facebook page for your chance to win a copy.
The books you can't wait to read in 2018.
"You will know Melbourne University Publishing as the publisher of books with spine. That reputation remains our hallmark—our publishing program is filled with truth-telling authors, provocative ideas and irresistible stories," writes MUP CEO, Louise Adler.
Posted on 18 Dec 2017 under News
Melbourne University Publishing will be closed from Wednesday 20 December for the holiday season
Posted on 11 Dec 2017 under News
Team MUP farewells Emeritus Professor McPhee, the Chair of Melbourne University Publishing for the past six years.