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Forty South Publishing Retail

Welcome to Forty South, the proud publisher of Tasmanian authors and the quarterly magazine Forty South. 

Our magazine

Forty South is a quarterly journal celebrating Tasmania’s past, present and future, reflecting the identity of its residents and everything good about Australia’s island state. For 25 years, the magazine has, through compelling writing and superb photography, told stories that explore the wilderness and wildlife, industries, culture, epicure and history, and the people and pastimes, of Tasmania.

You can subscribe to the print edition at www.fortysouth.com.au or the digital edition at www.magzter.com., or go to the 40S Bookshop to see our catalogue of back issues.

Our books

By clicking through to our online bookshop here, you can discover our wide range of fiction, biographical, historical non-fiction and children’s books. 

Some of our most popular books include:

Now and Then by Fiona Levings. Listed as a ‘notable’ in the Children’s Book Council Awards, 2020 (the Eva Pownell Award for non-fiction).

The Guide to Tasmanian Wildlife: by Angus McNab

Child of Gondwana: The geological making of Tasmania  (A guide to the geology of Tasmania for everyone) by Keith Corbett


Forty South is offering free shipping on all 40S Bookshop items shipped within Australia. Use the code POSTFREE at the checkout to enable this discount. Minimum purchase must be $24.95.