Small Publisher Spotlight: Xoum

Small Publisher Spotlight: Xoum

A small independent publisher, Xoum (pronounced “Zoom”) was founded in 2011. It has offices in Sydney and Melbourne and offers four imprints that specialise in different genres: Xoum: General Fiction, Non-Fiction and Children Brio: Literary Seizure: New...
Small Press Spotlight: Serenity Press

Small Press Spotlight: Serenity Press

In 2012, Karen McDermott founded a vanity press called Inner Light Publishing which, in 2014, became Serenity Press, with Karen as its Creative Director. Current Editorial Director Monique Mulligan first worked on the Serenity Romance imprint, before joining the...
Small Publisher Spotlight: Transit Lounge

Small Publisher Spotlight: Transit Lounge

Engaging with other cultures and ways of living beyond our own is perhaps the most powerful aspect of reading, and one reason I am doing the AWW challenge – not only to read more women writers but also to try and read more diversely. Although I often pick a book based...
Small Publisher Spotlight: Pantera Press

Small Publisher Spotlight: Pantera Press

The second in our series on small publishers focuses on Sydney’s Pantera Press. Pantera Press is a publisher unlike any other: small, close-knit and family run; I did an internship there about two years ago and had an amazing time. The books they publish may have been...