This year application fees will be halved and a travel bursary provided for successful entrants with health care cards to make the award more accessible for low-income writers.
It was an intense and inspiring week. My first meeting with the editors became a three-hour discussion of my manuscript. I’d been working alone for years on my story; to talk about it with editors who had read my work deeply was my idea of heaven.
‘Profit-for-purpose books like this could be risky projects but, with the support of the booksellers, The Silver Sea has exceeded expectations ...'
I have wanted to make a book about colour for young children for some time. As well as helping them make sense of the world, it’s a child’s first experience of the aesthetic, of art really, and of a visual, sensory, and emotional response.
Celebrate the ‘slow’ qualities of books—an ancient technology successfully withstanding the digital transformation of the world, created by devoted experts and curated by passionate people.
This call-out is for fiction or narrative non-fiction around the theme, ‘The Perfect Crime’.
I can’t go past our local literature. Victoria’s south-west is blessed with lots of literary talent.
Here are a few of our holiday favourites.
The Affirm Press team has unanimously voted to not observe the public holiday on 26 January in support of changing the Australia Day holiday to a more inclusive date for Australia's First Peoples.
This year the Australian Publishers Association gave us a pretty fabulous gift through their Publishing Industry Internship Program.