About Us

About Pan Macmillan Australia

Pan Macmillan Australia publishes a wide range of bestselling, award-winning and high quality titles. We publish under the imprints Macmillan, Pan, Picador, Plum and Macquarie Dictionary Publishers. We are committed to investing in Australian authors and stories, and our local publishing program covers a broad range of genres. These include but are not limited to commercial and literary fiction, children’s and young adult (YA) fiction, autobiography and biography, history, true crime, military history, biographies, sport, cooking and lifestyle. You can stay up to date on our releases by signing up to our regular newsletter.

Macmillan is one of the biggest and best-known international publishing houses in the world. It is characterised by fiction and non-fiction, science, academic, professional and educational  publishing of the very highest quality. Macmillan Publishers is owned by Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck. It has imprints in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Australia and South Africa.

In addition to our Australian imprints, we are proud to represent many of the Macmillan Group’s international imprints in Australia. We also handle Australian and New Zealand sales for Guinness World Records. They publish the bestselling copyrighted title of all time.


We accept electronic submissions between 10am and 4pm on the first Monday of every month in an initiative known as Manuscript Monday. If you have an unsolicited manuscript that you would like us to read, please visit the Manuscript Monday page to find out if it’s eligible. Only submissions that adhere to the guidelines will be accepted and reviewed.

Our Books

At Pan Macmillan, we are proud to publish many of Australia and the world’s most inspired, acclaimed and bestselling authors. We are passionate about bringing compelling Australian stories to readers. Our books are available in print and ebook and we strive to be at the forefront of digital innovation in publishing.