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.
Good Indian Daughter by Ruhi Lee is a brutally honest yet brilliantly funny memoir for anyone who’s ever felt like a let-down. Read on for a Q&A with Ruhi about her writing process.
Affirm Press is looking for a gun editor to join its expanding general publishing editorial team.
Our latest Bookseller in Spotlight is Lizzie Francis from Squishy Minnie, a delightful children’s bookstore in Kyneton, Victoria.
We are, all of us, products of our cultures – and how we parent is no different. In this edited extract from Around the World in 80 Parenting Styles, featuring gorgeous illustrations by Margaux De Bellissen, we celebrate some wonderfully diverse approaches to the world’s toughest gig.
Nicki Greenberg’s new picture book I’m Fabulous Crab! is a vibrant underwater story all about wearing your true colours with pride. We caught up with Nicki to find out how this very special book came to life.
Following the success of 2020’s After Australia, independent publisher Affirm Press has again partnered with the Western Sydney literacy movement Sweatshop to publish Another Australia.