About Our Team
Born in 2008 around the Sydney-based Green family's kitchen table, Pantera Press brings together their unusual mix of passions for the arts, books, business & philanthropy.
Read a profile in Good Reading magazine.
Having personally seen and experienced the 'slush pile'. It's part of why Pantera Press aims to treat authors differently, why we view author submissions as a diamond mine, not a slush pile... why we welcome unsolicited manuscripts.
Alison Green - CEO & Co-Founder
Pantera Press was Alison’s creative vision and it is Alison who today drives it as CEO, together with a great team of experienced industry professionals.
Alison is a director of the New South Wales Writers' Centre, sits on the Australian Publishers Association's Independent Publishers Committee and also the SJWF Committee.
John M. Green - Co-Founder
John is a writer and a company director. Previously a director of publisher UNSW Press (NewSouth Press) and on Australian Publishers Association's Independent Publishers Committee, he was also an investment banker and lawyer.
John's debut novel, Nowhere Man, was Pantera Press's 6th release, published July 2010. His second, Born to Run, was released August 2011. His third novel, first in the Tori Swyft series, The Trusted, is released April 2013.