High Country Books

In 2021 the High Country Writers Festival embarked on a new publishing imprint – High Country Books – platforming a select range of new and re-released fiction and non-fiction titles linked to the annual celebration of storytelling, its team and partners. Head to our FAQ page for more information about how we select manuscripts.


Closet His Closet Hers: Collected stories by Michael Burge NEW EDITION
A collection of ten stories, variations on a theme: hiding from the truth. Captured at the crossroads of their lives, these people face choices between extraordinary heroism and cowardice. BUY NOW


Questionable Deeds: Making a stand for equal love by Michael Burge NEW EDITION
Australian journalist Michael Burge fought back against familial and institutional homophobia to be recognised as next of kin to his deceased partner, and helped changed a nation in the process. BUY NOW