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Established in 1948, UQP is a dynamic publishing house known for its innovative philosophy and commitment to producing books of high quality and cultural significance. It has launched the careers of many celebrated Australian writers, such as David Malouf, Peter Carey, Kate Grenville, Doris Pilkington and Nick Earls.

Originally founded as a traditional university press, UQP has since branched into publishing books for general readers in the areas of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, Indigenous writing and youth literature.

Our books and authors have received national and international recognition through literary prizes, rights sales and writers’ festivals.

From 2010, UQP has been meeting the challenges of a changing publishing landscape by releasing selected out-of-print titles in digital formats, in addition to the digital and print publishing of new books.

 



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Applications are now open for The Marten Bequest scholarships delivered for the first time by the Australia Council for the Arts in a three-year partnership with Perpetual. This is one of the largest scholarship offering by The Marten Bequest since it was first awarded in 1975.


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Join us (and some furry friends) for the South Australian launch of Samantha Wheeler's Wombat Warriors.