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MUP reports $2.1 million loss 

26 April 2012

Melbourne University Publishing has reported a year-end overall loss of $2.136 million, compared with a loss in 2010 of only $395,000. The publishing company, which is a subsidiary of the...

MUP moves sales and distribution to Random House 

26 April 2012

Melbourne University Publishing has announced it will move sales and distribution of its titles to Random House from 1 August this year. The publisher, which is currently distributed by Pan...

RiP Hazel Rowley 

1 March 2011

Melbourne University Press writes:Melbourne University Press (MUP) regrets to announce that acclaimed Australian writer Hazel Rowley has died today after suffering a stroke last week at her home in New...

Heath to join MUP as associate publisher 

20 July 2010

Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) has announced the appointment of the Age A2 editor Sally Heath as an associate publisher. Heath, who will take up the position on 30 August, will...

In brief 

17 November 2009

Australian Children's Literature Alliance website launchedThe Australian Children's Literature Alliance (ACLA) has launched its website at http://www.acla.org.au/. The site features an events calendar of upcoming children's book events, as well as...

Victory Books, new MUP imprint 

4 August 2009

Victory Books is a new commercial imprint being launched in September by Melbourne University Publishing (MUP). Victory Books is ‘proudly commercial', according to MUP CEO and publisher-in-chief Louise Adler, and will publish...

MUP unveils fully interactive ebook series U21 

14 July 2009

Melbourne University Publishing has announced its participation in a new series of ‘born digital' fully interactive ebooks, designed to be read on screen. Universitas 21 (U21) is an international network...

In brief 

28 October 2008

Man Asia Literary Prize shortlist announcedThe shortlist for the 2008 Man Asian Literary Prize has been announced. The five books are Alfred A Yuson's The Music Child; Miguel Syjuco's Illustrado;...

Sophie Cunningham new ‘Meanjin’ editor 

18 February 2008

Sophie Cunningham has been appointed as the editor of literary journal Meanjin.Cunningham took the reins this week, promising longer essays, more cultural politics and a website that ‘promotes lively debate'....

‘Colonial Ambition’ wins Age Book of the Year 

27 August 2007

Colonial Ambition: Foundations of Australian Democracy, a book about political developments in 1850s NSW by Peter Cochrane (MUP), has won the $20,000 Age Book of the Year award, announced last Friday...

Uni of Melbourne to appoint new ‘Meanjin’ editor 

7 August 2007

The University of Melbourne has announced it will commission a short external review to ‘provide advice to the Meanjin board on the literary magazine's intellectual agenda, organisational structure, board membership...

‘Meanjin’ board sacked 

19 June 2007

With the exception of chairwoman Kate Darian-Smith, the board of the literary magazine Meanjin has reportedly been dismissed by Melbourne University vice-chancellor Glyn Davis. The move comes after the board's...

MUP to take over ‘Meanjin’? 

22 May 2007

The board of 67-year-old independent literary magazine Meanjin has recommended that Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) take over its administration and distribution.Meanjin was founded in Brisbane by Clem Christesen in 1940...

MUP recalls ‘Young Liberal’ 

27 March 2007

MUP has announced a recall of The Education of a Young Liberal by John Hyde Page. The recall follows the recent ruling by a judge in the civil division of the...

MUP faces lawsuit over ‘Young Liberal’ 

6 March 2007

Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) is facing a defamation suit from Kyle Kutasi, who objects to a number of passages referring to him in John Hyde Page's memoir The Education of a...