Name of company:

NewSouth Books

Contact(s) and details:

Nella Soeterboek, Director

Kathy Bail, CEO, University of New South Wales Press

Address and location:

NewSouth Books
UNSW Randwick Campus, Building R1F, 22-32 King Street, Randwick, NSW, 2031

Ph: +61 (2) 8936 1400 Fax: +61 (2) 8936 1440

Website address:

Geographical coverage:


General description including areas of specialism, if any:

  • A wide-ranging general and specialist sales, marketing and distribution force, wholly owned by University of New South Wales Press, representing publishers from Australasia, the USA, Canada, and the UK
  • Sends out monthly kits in (1) Fiction and Entertainment (2) Non-fiction (3) Children’s and Young Adult (4) Academic and Specialist
  • UNSW bookshop within the group, opening Feb 2019 with cafe and event space sells general and textbooks, non-book items:


Warehousing facility and location:

TLD Warehousing, Moorehead, NSW

Policy and criteria for distributed list selection, if any:

  • Lists must fit the NSB portfolio and contribute a quantum
  • Clusters or alliances of publishers considered
  • Interested in expanding children’s lists ex-UK


Sales and marketing team details:

Product Manager, 2 publicists, 8 payroll sales

Customer base:

1500 accounts

Normal business model(s) for distributor trading:


Stocking and replenishment policy:

Consolidated air freight and sea freight shipments

Use of local printing and Print on Demand (POD):

UNSWP Production manager can assist with POD and local printing for clients

Lead times for new title information ahead of overseas pub:

Four months

Attendance at international bookfairs: