WEB ORDERS ARE NOW CLOSED – we regret that we have had to suspend web orders until the Covid-19 social distancing precautions are no longer necessary.

Member Loginmenu
Your basket is empty

Number 3 chiller

Friends & Rivals: Four Great Australian Writers

Dr Frances Devlin-Glass’s launch speech for Brenda Niall’s Friends & Rivals: Four Great Australian Writers.

Fear, Fun and Farnarkeling: A Road Trip Through Literary NZ

From children’s fables of magic and heroism, to accounts of poverty, isolation, and catastrophic violence, to absurdist comedies and stories of sweet romance, New Zealand’s literary heritage is vast... 

Books that make a difference

Until 31 May, we’ll give $1 to the Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation every time you buy a book published by Text and email us the receipt. 

You Are Never Alone with a Book

Whether you’re taking this time to educate, escape or engage, we hope our April releases will offer the right mix of entertainment, information and distraction during this period of self-exile.

Gifkins Prize-winning Soldiers moved to September Publication

The 2019 Michael Gifkins Prize-winning novel Soldiers has been moved to a September publication date. Read the full post for more key dates for the 2020 Gifkins Prize winner...

Like a mood ring for the mind: Books that meet you where you’re at

Whatever you’re feeling about the current situation –whether you want to know more about viruses or can’t get far enough away – we’ve got the books that meet you where you’re at...

The Common Room: Honour & Other People’s Children

There’s never been a better time to be part of an online book club! During uncertain times, it’s nice to go back to the classics — the Text Classics to be exact. Join us as we all read Helen Garner’s Honour & Other People’s Children...

A note from the Text team

In these troubling times, we want to let you know that we are doing everything we can to minimise disruption to our publishing...

2020 Boundless Indigenous Writer’s Mentorship Winner

Announcing the winner of the 2020 Boundless Indigenous Writer’s Mentorship, John Morrissey.

Reads Around the World

Treat yourself to new books from and about all corners of the world...


Alpha Reader

ANZ LitLovers

Bite the Book

The Conversation

Culture Mulcher

Diva Booknerd

Inside a Dog

Kids’ Book Review


Literary Minded

Meanjin Blog

Reading Tree


Scribe News

Speculating on SpecFic

The Wheeler Centre

Whispering Gums