This month’s Bookseller in Spotlight is Jack from Berkelouw Books’ fabulous Leichhardt store.
Following the huge success of Bedtime Sorted! by Jimmy Rees and Briony Stewart, Affirm Press is delighted to announce that a second book in the series, Dinner Sorted!, will be published in March 2022.
Applications are now open for the 2021 Affirm Press Mentorship Award with Varuna, the National Writers’ House.
John Byron’s debut novel The Tribute is a subversive take on toxic masculinity and misogyny, told through an irresistible crime narrative. Read on for a Q&A with John about this outstanding thriller.
We’re delighted to have acquired World rights to a new novel by Carrie Cox, via Lyn Tranter at Australian Literary Management. So Many Beats of the Heart is an uplifting commercial women’s fiction title that will be loved by fans of Maggie Alderson, Maria Semple and Marian Keyes.
The newly created role of Marketing Coordinator will be an all-rounder with a focus on delivering retail and digital marketing initiatives.
The recipients of the 2021 Affirm Press Mentorship for Sweatshop Writers are Egyptian-Australian writer and journalist, Daniel Nour, and African-American writer, Tyree Barnette.
Our latest Bookseller in Spotlight is Chloe from the wonderful Riverbend Books in Brisbane.
Affirm Press signs Shirley Le, recipient of inaugural Affirm Press Mentorship for Sweatshop Writers.
Grumble Boats is a gorgeous new picture book from Susannah McFarlane, illustrated by Tamsin Ainslie. Here, Susannah shares her inspiration for this personal and tender story about a grandma with a special way of helping little ones cope with their grumbles.