Founded in 2000, Black Inc. is an independent Australian publisher of quality non-fiction, fiction and poetry, based in Melbourne.
Black Inc imprints include the Quarterly Essay journal, Australian Foreign Affairs, and Nero and La Trobe University Press books. They love ideas and stories and are passionate about important new works of history, politics, biography, criticism and current affairs, as well as novels and poems that open up new worlds.
Black Inc. is part of the Schwartz group. Schwartz also encompasses The Monthly, Australia’s leading current affairs magazine, and The Saturday Paper, a newspaper offering definitive accounts of the week’s most important stories.
Black Inc. provides its authors with skilled and carefully tailored editing, packaging and promotion, and draws on the distribution muscle of United Book Distributors (Penguin Random House), Australia’s biggest and most effective printed book distributor, to maximise sales.