Australian Scholarly Publishing Pty Ltd was established in 1991. 

It has two main imprints – ASP Australian Scholarly Publishing and Arcadia general non-fiction & fiction including the Press On series. 

Australian Scholarly Publishing also has a national sales & distribution arm, Australian Book Marketing, which represents Australian Scholarly and overseas publishers to the book trade, special interest groups, schools and libraries.

If you wish to submit a proposal for a book, please ring or email Nick Walker to discuss the proposal, or post a synopsis and sample chapters, or the entire manuscript of the work, to our postal address. Be sure to include your telephone number or email address and a stamped self-addressed envelope.

Amongst our new titles:

 Companion to the Aust. Media A Companion to the Australian Media
The first comprehensive, up-to-date historical account of Australia's press, broadcasting and new media sectors arranged in nearly 500 articles by media scholars, journalists & media players.
Convict and Free


Convict and Free: the Master Furniture-Makers of Early New South Wales 1788-1851
A comprehensive account of the lives and work of more than 80 of the leading furniture-makers in mainland NSW before the separation of Victoria in 1851

Silent System Silent System: Forgotten Australians and the Institutionalisation of Women and Children
The story of the half-a-million women and children institutionalised in the 20th century in Australia: the 'Forgotten Australians'.
Love and Derangement
This vivid, first-person rendering of a tragi-comic post-adolescent tumult in 1980s Sydney follows Aiden Wallis' attempts at writing hi 'Great Works' while being distracted by his weakness for love and derangement.
In the Shadow of the Hero In the Shadow of a Hero
In the vast outback, Alfred Howitt finds the remains of explorers Burke and Wills with remarkable ease and efficiency. But the ageless and alien country shatters his Quaker beliefs, and he must confront his capacity for deceit.
  Rooms in the City
Set in Athens in 1915, Australian-born detective Robert Kaub must investigate a murder that could compromise the Allies' plans to capture the nearby Gallipoli.

A Companion to the Australian Media:

To be released November 30 2014, A Companion to the Australian Media provides the first comprehensive, up-to-date historical account of Australia's press, broadcasting and new media sectors. To order click here or the below order form:

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