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.
We couldn’t be happier to share the news that Alison Lester has won the Melbourne Prize for Literature, one of Australia’s richest arts prizes
If you’ve been working on a manuscript for juniors, middle-readers or young adults then it’s time to start filling your plot-holes and sharpening your prose ...
CBCA winner Gwyn Perkins recently answered some questions from a class of curious Year Two students and his sense of humour shines through so brightly that we wanted to share the Q&A here.
Australian production company Carver Films (Snowtown, Sunshine) has partnered with prestigious US-based production company Anonymous Content (True Detective, 13 Reasons Why, The Revenant, Babel, Spotlight) to win the screen rights to Christian White’s chart-topping thriller, The Nowhere Child.
There’s something magical happening in Australian publishing.
A Walk in the Bush Wins CBCA Picture Book of the Year, The Very Noisy Baby Named Honour Book for Early Childhood.
A whimsical picture book inspired by the wilderness in NSW by debut author/illustrator, Gwyn Perkins, was the first ever book released on the Affirm Press kids list.
Two previous winners of the award have gone on to sign publishing deals with Affirm Press.
We’re rapt that two of our kids books have made the 2018 shortlist for the Children Book Council of Australia Awards (CBCA).