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.
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.