Monthly Archives: May 2016

Interview with Happy Mama, Amy Taylor-Kabbaz

In your new book Happy Mama you talk about something called Oxygen Mask Parenting, can you explain what this term means?
We’ve all heard the safety warning on planes before takeoff to always apply your own oxygen mask before attending to your loved ones – the idea being that without your own air, you can’t help anyone else. Well, it’s the same for parenting. So often, mums (and dads) put their family, their work and everyone else’s needs above their own, always putting their own needs and health last. While we might think this is the best thing to […]

May 23rd, 2016|

Affirm Press signs one of the inaugural winners of our Varuna Mentorship Award: 2016 applications open

Affirm Press is pleased to announce that we have acquired the rights to publish Paula Keogh’s memoir The Green Bell. In October 2015 Paula received manuscript development from our editors, Ruby Ashby-Orr and Kate Goldsworthy, as part of the Affirm Press Mentorship Award at Varuna House.

May 18th, 2016|

Internships: the value of practical experience

When it comes to the publishing industry, internships are a fact of life...

May 6th, 2016|
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