Publisher

Working as a publisher for select projects, Jason has hands-on skills in and knowledge of all aspects of print and digital publishing from manuscript procurement and editing, to design to typesetting. He was previously production editor at The University of Queensland where from 1996 to 2001 he managed over 400 authors across several academic series including The Journal of Australian Studies, Australian Cultural History, University of Queensland Press Symposia and University of Queensland Press Australian Studies. Jason has contributed to the development of two monographs with a Western Australian history focus (A History of Dentistry in Western Australia and Odysseus and the Golden West, both by Dr John Yiannakis in 2009), and designed and typeset Never Stand Still: Stories of Life, Land and Politics in the Kimberley (2012) by John Darraga Watson and Dr Malcolm Allbrook (a book described by Penguin Australia and Fremantle Press as a “beautifully presented written and visual memoir of life on the land in the Kimberley”). In 2011 Jason founded the highly successful monographic book series Writing Life Australia (now in its fifth volume). Previous titles include Black Night, White Day: Green-Born Women in Australia (2015) by Emeritus Professor Reginald Appleyard and Teaching at Home, Teaching Abroad: A New Theory for Languages Education (2015) by Dr Angela Evangelinou-Yiannakis.