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Bad Yogi by Alice Williams: addiction therapy for the cynical

Bad Yogi traces the two years I spent training to become a yoga teacher while seeking treatment for an eating disorder. We in the yoga community can get our heads stuck up our asanas sometimes and I wanted something that would acknowledge the pain, but also make me laugh.

2019-01-29T14:21:16+00:00January 29th, 2019|

Summer reading favourites

The summer break is the best time to get started on our ‘to read’ piles that have been collecting dust throughout the year. Here are some of our holiday favourites from other publishers.

2019-01-10T17:52:00+00:00January 10th, 2019|

Greg French’s bear tales

Greg French is best known as a master fly fisher, and he shares many of his wondrous fishing stories in his book Water Colour. But what many readers may not realise is that he has plenty of encounters with creatures much furrier, and bigger, than fish: bears. He shares here some incredible stories and photos from over the years.

2018-10-09T08:50:37+00:00October 9th, 2018|

Q&A with author and illustrator Gwyn Perkins

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.

2018-09-12T13:59:13+00:00September 12th, 2018|

Getting inked at Melbourne Writers Festival

In the spirit of the ‘Literary Tattoos’ session at Melbourne Writers Festival, where festival-goers can get inked with a book-related design, the Affirm Press team reveals what our own literary tattoos would be.

2018-08-23T15:37:38+00:00August 23rd, 2018|