Pigface Press is a micro publisher specialising in works that give unique insights into Australia and its history.

Titles currently available -

Alias Blind Larry
The Most True Memoir of James Laurence The Singing Convict
Wills Rob

Alias Blind Larry is a convict story, an adventure story, a colonial story, a Jewish story, a theatrical story. A story of cruelty, resilience, cheek and humour, and it is (mostly) true.

humin hopes
The 1855 Diary of Charles Moore, English Immigrant to Australia on the Constitution
ISBN 0-0757654-0-X
2012 Reprint, with amendments and additions



The Castle of Andalusia
a comedy by John O'Keeffe
performed on Norfolk Island
by convicts in 1840
ISBN 9780975765418

A performance edition of The Castle of Andalusia adapted for modern audiences and performers is also available from Pigface Press. You can buy it in hard copy or electronically. Contact us for details of our very reasonable prices.


Recent house clearing at the Pigface Press premises turned up boxes of three separate titles where historian and writer Dr Suzanne Dixon - Pigface's partner - is author, editor, or contributor. These are -

The Roman Family
by Suzanne Dixon
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London, 1992
ISBN 0801841992


Pre-Industrial Women: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Edited by Suzanne Dixon and Theresa Munford
A.N.U. Women's History Group Papers No. 1, Canberra, 1984
ISBN 0867844272

Hidden Desires: Australian Women Writing
Compiled and edited by Christina Houen and Jena Woodhouse
Ginninderra Press, Charnwood ACT, 2006
ISBN 9781740273916


Pigface (carpobrotus glaucescens) is a native Australian coastal plant. It flourishes on North Stradbroke Island, home of Pigface Press.


Pigface Press
30 Samarinda Way
Point Lookout, 4183
North Stradbroke Island
Ph) 0429 852 891
Email Us