UQP's early 2021 highlights
Here at UQP, we can't wait to ring in the new year, dive into our summer reading piles and share with you our exciting new books for 2021. Take a sneak peek at what we have in store for the first part of the year and start making that #tbr list or better yet, pre-order now!
Download our 2021 January-June catalogue for more information.
Engaging, thought-provoking stories from a Tasmanian Aboriginal author who addresses universal themes – identity, racism, heritage destruction – from a wholly original perspective.
A breathtaking verse novel about one girl finding the courage to take her own small steps for humankind.
An inspiring middle-grade novel about good-luck magic, courage and the power of storytelling.
An invaluable guide to understanding and living with dementia, and for maintaining a healthy brain.
An innovative collection of poetry and prose from a vibrant new Indigenous voice on the Australian literary scene.
Bright and playful, this rollicking rhyming verse picture book with gorgeous sun-soaked illustrations will have little ones hootin’ and a-tootin’!
Thirteen-year-old Clem deals with fitting in and falling out in this authentic story of friendship, from a beloved middle-grade author.
An accomplished story collection that is deeply rooted in the Tasmanian landscape and those moments of fracture in people’s lives when everything shift.
The stunning new collection from prize-winning poet Eileen Chong – her most personal and accomplished work yet.
Set in the aftermath of the 2010 floods in Pakistan, this is a sensitive tale of community spirit, kindness and the magic of family.
Curated and introduced by award-winning author Ellen van Neerven, Flock features luminous storytelling from leading Aboriginal writers, such as Tony Birch, Melissa Lucashenko and Tara June Winch, as well as some of the brightest new stars.
A dazzling collection of personal essays from internationally acclaimed First Nations Canadian writer Billy-Ray Belcourt, who mines his own personal history to reconcile the world he was born into with the world that could be.
The Tale of the Whaleby Karen Swann
A poetic tale of friendship and the beauty of the ocean, highlighting the need to stop plastic pollution and change our future.
Don't miss these other 2021 titles...
- A short story and poetry collection from Tony Birch
- An incredible YA debut from Rhiannon Wilde, winner of the 2019 Glendower Award
- Novels from Larissa Behrendt and Lucy Neave
- A fascinating series of essays examining the unruly body from Sarah Walker
- Beautiful reflections on swimming and travel from Ingrid Horrocks
- A biography about an Australian literary power couple
- The sequel to the much-loved The Heartsong of Wonder Quinn by Kate Gordon
- New children's books from award-winning authors Peter Carnavas, Steven Herrick and Samantha Wheeler