Author Maggie Hutchings and illustrator Cheryl Orsini, who teamed up for the much-loved Unicorn!, join forces again in Mermaid!, a magical new story about friendship and the wonders of the sea. Maggie shares how her day-to-day work with children as a family counsellor feeds into her work as an author.
Affirm Press editor Coco McGrath teamed up with award-winning illustrator Sarah Firth to create Badass Mums: 30 Boundary Breaking Women Getting Sh*t Done. Illustrator Sarah Firth shares why her own mum, Dianne Firth OAM, is the definition of badass.
Affirm Press is thrilled to have been named Small Publisher of the Year at the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) 2019.
Award-winning creator Jess Racklyeft shares the inspiration behind her heartwarming new book as author–illustrator, There’s Only One Mum Like You, celebrating the big and small ways that mothers show their love every day.
In the spirit of the ‘Desert Island Books’ series at Sydney Writers’ Festival, the Affirm Press team shares which single book they’d want to take with them if they were castaways on a desert island.
Professor Susan Hurley shares the scientific approach she applied to the plot of her brilliant debut thriller, Eight Lives.
We’re lucky to be hosting Freya Horton Andrews, a fabulous intern courtesy of the Publishing Industry Internship Program run by our friends at the Australian Publishers Association.
Angela Wales left behind her Australian bush childhood to embark on an archaeological adventure in Greece.
Three Affirm Press books have been shortlisted for the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards for 2019.
Applications are now open for the 2019 Affirm Press Mentorship Award in partnership with Varuna Writers’ House. Writers of YA and middle-grade fiction interested in applying should visit the Varuna website for more details on the award and how to submit before applications close on 30 April.