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Portable Curiosities (Julie Koh, UQP) 

21 March 2016

Armed with an uncanny ability to capture the zeitgeist of the time—whether it be contemporary society’s obsession with foodie culture or institutionalised racism and misogyny—Australian writer Julie Koh’s darkly satirical...

UQP rejects Campbell Newman memoir over awards axing

26 February 2015

The University of Queensland Press (UQP) has declined to publish former Queensland premier Campbell Newman’s memoir, citing Newman’s axing of the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards as the reason, reports the...

UQP to publish modern classics series

5 September 2014

The University of Queensland Press is publishing a series of ‘UQP Modern Classics’.The new series features early works from Australian authors previously published by UQP that have been ‘repackaged for...

UQP signs Rowe, O’Reilly and Lamb

12 August 2014

UQP has acquired a novel-in-progress by Josephine Rowe, a short story collection by Paddy O’Reilly and a biography of Thea Astley by Karen Lamb. Rowe, who is currently a Stegner...

RiP Doris Pilkington Garimara 

15 April 2014

Author Doris Pilkington Garimara has died, aged 76. University of Queensland Press writes:‘Indigenous writer Doris Pilkington Garimara passed away peacefully on April 10, surrounded by family in Perth. Doris was...

Table manners: Sally Piper on ‘Grace’s Table’ 

22 January 2014

Sally Piper’s novel Grace’s Table (UQP, April) uses the device of a meal—preparation, serving, eating and aftermath—to tell the life story of a 70-year-old woman. She spoke to reviewer Max...

Read ahead: Preview of 2014 titles 

7 October 2013

Kate Blackwood rounds up publishers’ top picks for 2014. Fiction Maxine Beneba Clarke’s debut short-story collection is Hodder and Headline sales and marketing director Justin Ractliffe’s top pick for 2014....

Keen for 2014: A preview of forthcoming junior titles 

7 October 2013

Publishers tell Brad Jefferies about their favourite forthcoming children’s and YA books. Allen & Unwin  Redgum’s popular Vietnam War song I Was Only Nineteen (John Schumann, illus by Craig Smith)...

UQP launches ebook bundles for library lending 

10 April 2013

University of Queensland Press (UQP) is now offering ebook bundles of its titles for library lending. The UQP eBook Collections are available to local libraries through James Bennett, with other...