Transit lounge is an independent press dedicated to the publication of exciting new fiction and non-fiction. We have a particular interest in creative literary publishing that explores the relationships between East and West, entertains and promotes insights into diverse cultures and encompasses diverse genres.

‘Transit Lounge, doing exceptional things with a very high quality list.’ The Melbourne Review

Transit Lounge has made a significant mark on the Australian publishing scene by combining a winning roster of eclectic travel writers and top notch and original fiction .’ The Age


We love reading new work and are particularly interested in travel literature, memoir and literary fiction. We prefer to read your work when it is sent as a PDF attachment to: 

Please include some information about yourself and a brief synopsis of  the work you are submitting.

Owing to the number of manuscripts currently under consideration we cannot accept new submissions at this point in time.


Transit Lounge books are distributed by:

Australia and New Zealand

New South 
Orders to NewSouth Books
c/o TL Distribution
15-23 Helles Ave
Moorebank NSW 2170
Telephone (+61 2) 8778 9999
Fax (+61 2) 8778 9944