Melbourne-based artist and illustrator Evie Barrow brings a moving story to life in I Saw Pete and Pete Saw Me, the new picture book written by Maggie Hutchings. We asked Evie more about her work.
Three writers of young adult fiction have been selected as the winners of the 2020 Affirm Press Mentorship Award in partnership with Varuna, which focused on YA and middle grade fiction submissions for the second year.
It’s deep into 2020 and we all need a little distraction. Thankfully, Melbourne Writers Festival has put together a fascinating digital program that is sure to give us all plenty to think about.
Introducing the legendary Catherine Schulz: manager at Fullers Bookshop in Hobart and our bookseller in spotlight for July.
Affirm Press has acquired ANZ rights to big beautiful female theory by award-winning essayist, comics artist, critic and poet Eloise Grills.
Anna Downes’s exhilarating debut The Safe Place is one of this year’s most hotly anticipated novels. Read on for a behind-the-scenes look at how this suspenseful and atmospheric thriller came together.
This month’s bookseller in spotlight takes us to the ACT as we get to know Jessica Rowe, manager of Bookface Gungahlin.
Rachael Mead shares how she crafted her debut novel to dig beneath the grit and gore and reveal the humanity of paramedics and their patients.
Sean Guy, author and manager of The Bookshop Darwin, shares his insights from the Top End as our bookseller in spotlight this month.
We’re delighted to introduce Tash Besliev in the newly appointed role of Kids Publisher. Let’s find out what makes this new Affirm Presser tick.