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Sydney University Press is a DEWWR-recognised commercial publisher.

 New work

Sydney University Press publishes new work in the humanities, social sciences, and public health with an Australian focus.

We do not publish new fiction or poetry. Publishing in science and technology or medical research is possible, subject to negotiation.


SUP does not publish theses. Theses can be submitted to your University's thesis collection to be exposed to a wider audience.

Authors wanting to rewrite their thesis into a book are advised to consult the following resources.


Academic and textbooks

Sydney University Press is interested in republishing textbooks and other academic works required for coursework in Australian universities. If you hold copyright over works that fit this description, please contact us.

Literature and biography

We specialise in Australian history and literature. If you hold copyright over an out-of-print work with market demand, please contact us.