About

Five Islands Press was founded in 1986 by Ron Pretty, who published over 230 books by Australian poets before retiring in 2007. Since this time, the Press has maintained its commitment to publishing fine Australian poetry, including the work of emerging and established poets.

Current and back catalogue books, including those that have won prizes and awards, can be found on the Catalogue page.

For manuscript submission guidelines, please see the Manuscripts submissions page.

For information on submitting to the Ron Pretty Poetry Prize, please see the Ron Pretty Poetry Prize submissions page.

To subscribe to the press, please see the Subscriptions page.