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 call 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:

 Friends, Fashion & Fabulousness Friends, Fashion & Fabulousness: The making of an Australian style
Linking fashion, art, sexual politics and diverse urban subcultures, Sally Gray describes a restlessly creative, culturally influential group of friends and collaborators as they moved around the world.
Lost Copy

Lost Copy: The endless wars
The memoir of celebrated Australian war correspondent John Martinkus, who covered conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, Aceh, Sri Lanka and Burma.

Moss Cass Moss Cass and the Greening of the Australian Labor Party
This political biography offers an insiders account of a tumultuous time in Australian politics. A compelling pre-history to many of the key issues in progressive politics today: environment, refugees, homosexual law reform, the media, and health care …
Legends of War Legends of War: The AIF in France 1918
1918 was a year of triumph for the Australian Corps in France yet today this is seldom recognised by most Australians. Our perceptions have been clouded by legends, built up over the past century, that have trivialised their achievement.
Encyclopaedia Wuka nya-nganunga li-Yanyuwa li-Anthawirriyarra. Language for Us, The Yanyuwa Saltwater People. A Yanyuwa Encyclopaedia
A rich, authoritative repository of the cultural and linguistic knowledge of the Yanyuwa.
The Master of Hell's Gates The Master of Hell's Gates: William Kinghorne 1796-1878
Captain William Kinghorne's life encompassed Napoleonic Wars, brutal penal settlements of Macquarie Harbour and Port Arthur, atrocities committed against the Aboriginal people of Tasmania, and the whaling industry of Jervis Bay.
America Looks to Australia  America Looks to Australia: The hidden role of Richard Casey in the creation of the Australia-America alliance
Richard Casey, who as Australia’s first ambassador to the United States, did more to secure American engagement with Australia in Pacific security than Curtin or anyone else.
Driftwood  Driftwood: Escape and survival through art
Spanning three continents and three generations, Driftwood poignantly captures both the loss that families encounter when they are dislocated by war and the challenges they face when adapting to a new way of life.

                               2018 NSW Premier's Literary Awards