About Us

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Affirm Press is an independent Melbourne-based publisher dedicated to publishing great Australian stories, big ideas, and the most engaging local and international authors.

We publish a broad range of non-fiction books and especially love books that have positive underlying messages. We have a select list of fiction, and love nothing more than nurturing Australian writers. In 2017 we added a brilliant list for younger readers.

We’re interested in building relationships, not one-offs, and we’re driven by finding creative ways of publishing and promoting each of our titles. We’re a close-knit and supportive team, which means each Affirm Press book is lovingly chaperoned through every step of the publishing process.

As well as being Australia’s fastest growing publisher, we also like to think we’re the most optimistic. We see opportunities in the changing publishing industry and distinguish ourselves through editorial commitment and a strong focus on sales and marketing.

Our in-house sales staff are currently supported by Simon & Schuster but from 1 July 2017 will be working with the dynamic team at Hachette Australia and New Zealand. We currently represent two international publishing houses in Australia and New Zealand: Orenda Books (London) and The Experiment (NYC). We sell rights to overseas publishers, audio and film producers, and have a partnership with the prestigious Kaplan/DeFiore Rights Agency (NYC).

Affirm Press acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of Australia, and the people of the Kulin Nation as the traditional custodians of this place we now call Melbourne.


28 Thistlethwaite Street
South Melbourne  VIC  3205

Ph: (03) 8695 9623 | Fax: (03) 8256 0114
Email: info@affirmpress.com.au

United Book Distributors

Ph: 03 8537 4400 | Fax: 03 8537 4497
Email: orders@unitedbookdistributors.com.au

Grace Breen
Publicity and Marketing Manager

Ph: (03) 8695 9619
Email: grace.breen@affirmpress.com.au

Keiran Rogers
Sales and Marketing Director

Ph: (03) 8695 9639
Email: keiran.rogers@affirmpress.com.au

Keiran Rogers
Sales and Marketing Director

Ph: (03) 8695 9639
Email: keiran.rogers@affirmpress.com.au