publisher of learner's guides?

Rachel Nordlinger racheln at UNIMELB.EDU.AU
Mon Oct 18 20:43:25 UTC 2010

Hi Claire,

You could try Batchelor Press -  I'm not sure
whether they take outside submissions, but I know that they're just about to
publish Marri Ngarr, Magati Ge, Marri Tjevin and Marri Ammu learners guides.



On 18/10/10 11:25 PM, "Claire Bowern" <clairebowern at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm trying to find a publisher for the Yan-nhangu learner's guide
> (Yan-nhangu's a Yolngu language) and it's turning out of be quite
> difficult! I want to publish it somewhere local if possible, and I
> don't want to use a vanity press.
> I've tried IAD press, but they sat on the ms for 18 months and then
> said they would need a subsidy and couldn't start working on it for 2
> years. Then I tried CDU Press; they made positive noises, then did
> nothing for a year, and then decided they couldn't take the ms after
> all). Aboriginal Studies Press don't have a single language book on
> their catalogue so I assume that's a no-go.
> Does anyone have suggestions for other publishers to try?
> Thanks!
> Claire

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