Frequently asked questions


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

Halstead Press titles can are distributed by Woodslane.

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 either our Sydney office [ or on 9211 3033] or Brett at our Canberra office []. 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.

Where are Halstead’s books printed? 

Our books are printed both in Australia and overseas.