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We're delighted to announce we'll be publishing Lisa Dempster's memoir Neon Pilgrim in August!

Neon Pilgrim is Melbourne Writers Festival director, Lisa Dempster's refreshingly honest and inspiring story of walking back to health on the henro michi, an arduous 1200-kilometre Buddhist pilgrimage through the mountains of Japan.

For fans of Wild by Cheryl Strayed and Tracks by Robyn Davidson, Neon Pilgrim will be released on 1 August 2017. Read more.

About Ventura Press

Ventura Press is one of Sydney’s leading independent publishers and has become synonymous with high quality titles and internationally respected authors. Covering a unique and specific market – books to enhance life – we publish books on health and well being, family focus, memoir, general non-fiction and high end fiction. Ventura was started by Owner and Managing Director Jane Curry in 2002. With over 25 years in book publishing, Jane is a Director of the Australian Publishers Association, a 2015 Westpac/AFR Women of Influence Award Winner and Director of the Copyright Agency.