Tashi turns 20!

At Sydney Writers Festival we celebrated Tashi turning twenty in the only way appropriate, inviting all his friends and readers to join authors Anna & Barbara Fienberg for a big birthday party!… Read the rest

Celebrating The Chocolate Promise

So you may be aware we like cake, and we like any excuse for cake, so with Josephine Moon’s book The Chocolate Promise based around a Tasmanian chocolate shop called the Chocolate Apothecary, we just couldn’t resist celebrating its forthcoming publication with a chocolate themed morning tea!… Read the rest

Christmas Capers at Onion HQ

We’ve been getting more and more festive here at Onion HQ as Christmas approaches, and this week (spurred on in particular by a two hour internet outage) an inter-departmental Christmas Decoration-off has escalated to new heights of competitiveness (everything turns into a competition here, even baking).… Read the rest

The A&U Bakeoff 2014

Should you be a regular reader of our blog or follow us on social media you may know we like cake, and our Instagram feed typically supports this suggestion. It isn’t just eating cake that we’re into though, as nice as that is, we’re a company of bakers as much as we are readers, so every year we throw down the gauntlet to our staff to see who can create the most delicious baked goods.… Read the rest

Meet the team: Marketing Intern Lisa

Want to know what it’s like to work in book marketing at a publishing company? Well we asked our intern Lisa, who recently joined us, to share her experiences so far, and how she ended up travelling from Germany to join us in Sydney!Read the rest

Life as a publisher…

Last week we had the pleasure of hosting Se, a winner of a Girlfriend Magazine competition to be a publisher for the day. Winning from over 1,000 entries, Se joined us to learn the ins and outs of publishing with a whistle-stop tour of our world of books in our Sydney office. … Read the rest