Nathan Hollier

Nathan Hollier

Nathan Hollier is CEO and Publisher of Melbourne University Publishing.

'Celebrating Miegunyah Press's 200th title' by Nathan Hollier

Book Talk 07 September 2021
In November, Melbourne University Publishing will release the two-hundredth title in the second numbered series of its Miegunyah Press imprint. This is Doing Feminism: Women’s art and feminist criticism in Australia, compiled and edited by Anne Marsh, art historian and Professorial Research Fellow at the Victorian College of the Arts. Doing Feminism is a highly appropriate work to mark this pub ... (read more)

Nathan Hollier reviews 'Sending Them Home: Refugees and the new politics of indifference' (Quarterly Essay 13) by Robert Manne (with David Corlett)

April 2004, no. 260 01 April 2004
Nathan Hollier reviews 'Sending Them Home: Refugees and the new politics of indifference' (Quarterly Essay 13) by Robert Manne (with David Corlett)
Some time before the sun set on the British empire, ‘British justice’ took on an ironic meaning. In the colonies, we knew it was a charade, like that doled out to ‘Breaker’ Morant during the Boer War. The dice are loaded in favour of a prosecution that nevertheless insists on carrying out its cold-blooded retribution in an apparently value-free legalese, thus preserving the self-righteousn ... (read more)

'Open Letter to the Chancellor of the University of Western Australia' by Nathan Hollier

Book Talk 25 November 2019
'Open Letter to the Chancellor of the University of Western Australia' by Nathan Hollier
Dear Chancellor French, I write this open letter to you to make certain points about the environment of university press publishing, in support of UWA Publishing and its Director, Professor Terri-ann White, and her team. According to reports, the memorandum proclaiming the closure of UWA Publishing spoke of a resurrection of the press as an open-access publisher of works within the University’s ... (read more)

MUP, looking ahead

Book Talk 01 July 2019
MUP, looking ahead
Like many of us, I think of the book as the great vehicle for the sophisticated expression of our humanity. The world needs the book more than ever. To thrive and indeed survive as humans we need to develop our capacity to make rational decisions based on evidence, logic, and an open, imaginative, empathetic engagement with each other, a capacity best facilitated, as we grow, by reading. With Mel ... (read more)

'Alpha and Omega' Nathan Hollier on the establishment of Monash University Publishing

October 2010, no. 325 01 October 2010
 On 8 September 2010, in the foyer of the Robert Blackwood Hall at Monash University, beneath the beautiful ‘Alpha and Omega’ stained-glass window created by Leonard French and connoting humankind’s endless striving for achievement, Monash University ePress became Monash University Publishing. It was very appropriate that the press should be launched by Barry Jones, author of Sleepers W ... (read more)