A UK/Australian co-production between See Pictures and Apogee Pictures has attracted an award-winning team for the production.
In 1901, the word ‘Bondmaid’ was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole it.
Alice Robinson’s The Glad Shout has won the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction, in the bookseller’s 50th anniversary year.
Three writers of middle grade fiction have been selected as the winners of the 2019 Affirm Press Mentorship Award in partnership with Varuna, which focuses on Young Adult and Middle Fiction manuscripts for the first time.
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Tricky’s Bad Day by Alison Lester has won the 2019 Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Award for Book of the Year, Early Childhood.
Following recent successes and having been named Australian Small Publisher of the Year in 2019, the team at Affirm Press is keen to maintain the momentum by recruiting an experienced, entrepreneurial editor who will love commissioning successful books across the breadth of our list (with the exception of the kids list, at least for now).
Affirm Press will publish a profit-for-purpose book by writers who have experienced homelessness this November. Featuring 37 diverse writers, We Are Here: Stories of Home, Place and Belonging is being edited by novelist, homelessness researcher and former Big Issue deputy editor Meg Mundell.
Hot International Auction for The Safe Place, a Debut Thriller by Australian Novelist Anna Downes; Affirm Press Signs Two-Book Deal
Superbly tense and mesmerising, The Safe Place is a deft examination of the lengths we’ll go to project and protect the façade of a perfect life.
Affirm Press is thrilled to have been named Small Publisher of the Year at the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) 2019.