Wakefield Press

We love good stories and publish beautiful books.

Wakefield Press is a leading independent publishing company based in Adelaide, South Australia. The current incarnation, which turned 23 in 2012, is a commercial publishing company that releases about 50 titles each year on a diverse range of topics including literary and popular fiction, history, biography, art, poetry, food, wine, the environment, education and true life (ordinary people in extraordinary situations). Wakefield Press’s quality backlist is currently around 500, and our ebook list continues to grow rapidly.

Wakefield Press regularly wins literary, design and production awards.

We also provide commissioned publishing and have ongoing publishing relationships with organisations such as Carrick Hill, SALA Festival, University of Adelaide, JamFactory, South Australian Museum, Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, South Australian Tourism Commission, Adelaide Festival Centre, and University of South Australia.

We distribute our own titles, as well as those of a small selection of overseas and local publishers, to book shops and sell direct to the public via our own bookshop located at 1 The Parade West, Kent Town, in South Australia.

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