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A NEW FIRST NATIONS IMPRINT FROM DR ANITA HEISS AND SIMON & SCHUSTER

WHAT IS THE BUNDYI IMPRINT?

Bundyi, a Wiradyuri word meaning ‘to share with me’, will focus on cultivating First Nations talent in the industry by publishing First Nations authors, edited and designed by First Nations people. In her role as Publisher at Large, Anita Heiss will commission across fiction and non-fiction.

Bundyi publications will be written, edited and designed by First Nations people.

WHAT WILL BE PUBLISHED UNDER THE BUNDYI IMPRINT:

Titles published under the Bundyi imprint.

 

  • Non-fiction: memoir, autobiography, biography, essays
  • Commercial fiction: Romance / chick lit, historical fiction, contemporary fiction.

 

The publisher is currently not accepting unsolicited manuscripts.

 

The first titles on the Bundyi list will publish in 2024.

 

You can read more about the story behind Bundyi and the logo here.

 

 

Contact:

Email: info@bundyi.com.au

Postal: PO Box 448, Cammeray, NSW, 2062 

MORE ABOUT ANITA HEISS

                                                                                   

Dr Anita Heiss is an internationally published, award-winning author of 23 books; non-fiction, historical fiction, commercial women’s fiction and children’s novels. She is a proud member of the Wiradyuri Nation of central New South Wales, an Ambassador for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation and the GO Foundation, and Professor of Communications at the University of Queensland. Anita is a board member of the National Justice Project and Circa Contemporary Circus. As an artist in residence at La Boite Theatre, she adapted her novel Tiddas for the stage and it premiered at the 2022 Brisbane Festival.

Her novel, Bila Yarrudhanggalangdhuray about the Great Flood of Gundagai, won the 2022 NSW Premier’s Indigenous Writer’s Prize and was shortlisted for the 2022 HNSA Prize and the ABIA Awards. Anita’s first children’s picture book is Bidhi Galing (Big Rain) about the Great Flood of Gundagai. Anita enjoys running, eating chocolate and being a creative disruptor.

BUNDYI ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF A NOVEL BY LARISSA BEHRENDT

Dr Anita Heiss AM, Publisher at Large for Bundyi, is elated to announce her third acquisition, a commercial novel with world rights by Prof Larissa Behrendt AO.

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BUNDYI ANNOUNCES A NEW BOOK FROM STAN GRANT

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THE ACQUISITION OF HISTORICAL FICTION BY AUTHOR AND ACTOR TASMA WALTON

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