Ensor, J December 2015, ‘Parallel imports and the Australian book trade’, Interview, Radio Sydney 2SER 107.3FM. [listen]

Ensor, J 2 December 2015, ‘Read it and weep: the book trade needs more than parallel import restrictions’, The Conversation, Melbourne. [read]

Ensor, J 14 August 2014, ‘Research is a public good’, Interview, Radio Adelaide 101.5FM. [listen]

Ensor, J 11 August 2014, ‘The benefits of research aren’t just economic’, The Conversation, Melbourne. [read]

Ensor, J 22 April 2014, ‘University metrics keep academics in their ivory towers’, The Conversation, Melbourne. [read]


Ensor, J 2012, Angus & Robertson and the British Trade in Australian Books, 1930-1970: The Getting of Bookselling Wisdom, Anthem Press, London, Delhi and New York. [visit publisher website] [browse]

Books (Edited)

Ensor, J & Polak, I & Van Der Merwe, P (eds) 2007, Other Contact Zones, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, 269pp. [preview] [read]

Murphy, F & Warner, E & Ensor, J (eds) 2000, Writing Australia, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 212pp.

Book Chapters

Ensor, J 2010, ‘Is a Picture Worth 10,175 Australian Novels?’, in K Bode & R Dixon (eds), Resourceful Reading: The New Empiricism, eResearch and Australian Literary Culture, Sydney University Press, Sydney, pp. 240-273. [preview] [read phd chapter]

Nile, R & Ensor, J 2009, ‘The Literary Novel and Australian Literary Cultures 1950-2008’, in P Pierce (ed.), Cambridge History of Australian Literature, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, pp. 517-548. [preview]

Peer Reviewed Articles

Arthur, P & Ensor, J & van Faassen, M & Hoekstra, R & Peters, N 2018, ‘Migrating People, Migrating Data: Digital Approaches to Migrant Heritage’, Journal of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities 3.1, October 2018 [read].

Burrows, S & Ensor, J & Henningsgaard, P & Hiribarren, V 2016, ‘Mapping Print, Connecting Cultures’, Library & Information History 32.4, July 2016 [read].

Robbins, S & Ensor, J 2016, ‘Strategic Publishing Using Journal Finder’, Libraries, Technology and the Future, Proceedings of VALA 2016 Conference. [read]

Maor, D & Ensor, J & Fraser, B 2016, ‘Doctoral Supervision in Virtual Spaces: A Review of Research of Web-Based Tools to Develop Collaborative Supervision’, Higher Education Research & Development, Special Issue: New frontiers: exploring the space/s of higher educationvol 35, no. 1, pp. 172-188. [read]

Ensor, J 2011, ‘Angus & Robertson and the Case of the Bombshell Salesman’, Script & Print, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 69-79. [preview] [read]

Ensor, J 2010, ‘A Policy of Splendid Isolation: Angus & Robertson, George G Harrap and the politics of co-operation in the Australian book trade during the late 1930s’, Script & Print, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 34-42. [preview] [read]

Ensor, J 2009, ‘Still Waters Run Deep: Empirical Methods and the Migration Patterns of Regional Publishers’ Authors and Titles within Australian Literature’, Antipodes, December 2009, pp. 197-208. [preview] [read]

Ensor, J 2008, ‘Reprints, International Markets and Local Literary Taste: New Empiricism and Australian Literature’, Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, Special Issue 2008, pp. 198-218. [read]

Ensor, J & Redden, G 2001, ‘Taking Creative License: It’s not an easy thing meeting your maker’, M/C: Journal of Media and Culture, vol. 4, no. 4, <>. [read]

Ensor, J & Hughes, C 2001, ‘Social Dexterity: Maneuvering Through the Mix’, M/C: Journal of Media and Culture, vol. 4, no. 2 <>. [read]

Ensor, J 2000, ‘666 Ways to Ambush the Future’, M/C: A Journal of Media and Culture , vol. 2, no. 9, <>. [read]

Ensor, J 2000, ‘Futurestext’, Journal of Australian Studies, no. 63, pp. 165-172.

Ensor, J 1999, ‘Apocacide, Apocaholics and Apocalists: A Selective Webography of Endism’, M/C: A Journal of Media and Culture, vol. 2, no. 8, <>. [read]

Further Publications

Ensor, J 2015, General Editor / Publisher Writing Life Australia series: Appleyard, R & Amera, A & Yiannakis, J, Black Night, White Day: Greece-Born Women in Australia, A Longitudinal Study (Writing Life Australia 5), Avago Books, Rydalmere, Australia.

Ensor, J 2015, General Editor / Publisher Writing Life Australia series: Evangelinou-Yiannakis, A, Teaching at Home, Teaching Abroad: A New Theory for Languages Education (Writing Life Australia 4), Avago Books, Rydalmere, Australia.

Ensor, J 2013, General Editor / Publisher Writing Life Australia series: Jorissen, J, War, Hope and Deliverance: A Memoir (Writing Life Australia 3), Avago Books, Perth, Australia.

Ensor, J 2012, General Editor / Publisher Writing Life Australia series: Yiannakis, J, Western Australia’s Castellorizian Connection: The First 100 Years, 1912-2012 (Writing Life Australia 2), Arts Naked Publications, Perth, Australia.

Ensor, J 2011, General Editor / Publisher Writing Life Australia series: Smithwick, W & Reid, K & Ensor, R (eds), Black Water Prawning: Drag Netting in the Swan River (Writing Life Australia 1), Arts Naked Publications, Perth, Australia.

Ensor, J 2007, ‘Review of Simon Eliot, Andrew Nash and Ian Willison (eds.), Literary Cultures and the Material Book (London: The British Library, 2007)’, Script & Print, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 185-189. [read]