Frequently asked questions


I’m a bookseller. How do I order Halstead Press titles? 

Halstead Press titles can are distributed by the Australian Book Group.

Can I purchase Halstead Press titles if I’m not a bookseller?

Yes. For individual orders please contact our Sydney office on 02 9211 3033 or email

Do you accept unsolicited manuscripts?

Yes. For more information about submissions, please see our submissions page.

I submitted a manuscript weeks ago and haven’t received a reply.

We endeavour to read manuscript submissions and respond in a timely manner. Due to the large number of manuscripts we receive we occasionally take longer to reply than we would like.

I have a media enquiry about a Halstead Press book and/or author. Who do I contact?

Please contact Gillian at our Canberra office on 0408 484 992/6262 8612/ In the meantime, have a look at our news page for the latest updates and information about new releases.

I’m interested in co-publishing. Can you help?

Yes, if you live in Canberra or the surrounding region. Black Mountain Books is a Halstead Press imprint for books by authors in the Canberra region who are interested in co-publishing. It’s a tailor made way to publish creative writing, theses, memoirs, family histories and specialist works. For more information, click here.

Where are Halstead’s books printed? 

Our books are printed both in Australia and overseas. We also have a publishing partnership with the University of Wollongong Press