Clouds of Magellan Press is an independent publishing imprint, based in Melbourne.

Please visit the Titles page for a list of our publications

  • First List: 2006-2015
  • New List: 2017 –


Clouds of Magellan Press currently publishes Bent Street: Australian LGBTIQA+ Arts, Writing & Ideas which in 2020 moves to a biannual format.

We are also in 2020 publishing:

  • A collection of new short stories by Ashley Sievwright – Bait and Switch
  • A re-issue of Shadowed Days, parts 1-3, by Garry Kinnane, in a single volume.


We accept unsolicited manuscripts and book proposals only from contributors to Bent Street. And only if you have purchased a copy for a friend. And can show us the receipt.

Bent Street

Bent Street is a journal of Australian LGBTIQA+ writing, published annually in December. The journal gathers artwork and writing across various genres, created or presented in the year of publication, to form an ongoing picture of LGBTIQA+ life in Australia … more




eBook Alchemy manages the production and distribution of ebook and print-on-demand titles from Clouds of Magellan. Bookshops, library-suppliers and libraries can order through Lightning Source. Readers can order from the usual online outlets, or else ask at your local bookshop.

Bent Street is available from The Bookshop in Darlinghurst, and Hares & Hyenas in Fitzroy.

Editing and Publishing

Clouds of Magellan can be contacted for general advice on publishing, as well as offering editing services and manuscript assessment.

Email us at: cloudsofmagellanpress@gmail.com

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