ABC Books & Magazines

ABC Books

ABC Books publishes the stories that matter to Australians, written by some of Australia’s best storytellers. We publish a broad range of non-fiction books for adults, including biography, lifestyle, cooking, sport, current affairs and Australiana, as well as children’s fiction, non-fiction, and picture books.

Working in partnership with HarperCollins Publishers Australia, we are committed to fostering the creative lives of our authors and bringing their stories to both Australian and international markets, producing beautiful books for readers to fall in love with.


Manuscript submission guidelines 

ABC Books does not accept unsolicited submissions unless via a literary agent or accompanied by a positive appraisal from a reputable manuscript appraisal agency. For information on submitting a manuscript please download the submissions guidelines document.


ABC Magazines

ABC Magazines manages a stable of titles covering a range of subjects including gardening, music, sport and children's interests.  Close to one million ABC magazines will be sold in Australia in 2016 across all titles.

ABC Magazines’ titles include:

ABC Gardening Australia - Australia’s favourite gardening magazine, is available monthly in print and digital editions and is published by Nextmedia under licence from the ABC.

ABC Organic Gardener - where naturally great ideas grow, is published seven times a year under license from the ABC by Nextmedia in both print and digital format. Its website,, features blogs, how-to’s, recipes, resources and the latest organic news.

ABC Cricket - the “bible” for cricket fans is custom-published at the start of every cricket season, with special Ashes editions, on behalf of the ABC by Hardie Grant Publishing.

 ABC Magazines also produces Organic Gardener and Gardening Australia calendars and diaries.


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We would welcome feedback in relation to any of our magazines.

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