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.
Affirm Press signs Shirley Le, recipient of inaugural Affirm Press Mentorship for Sweatshop Writers.
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.
The Australian Book Industry Awards were announced last week, with Pip Williams and Amelia Mellor each taking home a gong.
Affirm Press will be expanding its commercial list under the direction of newly appointed Publisher, Kelly Doust.
The Dictionary of Lost Words has been named Book of the Year and Debut Fiction winner at the 2021 Indie Book Awards. Congratulations, Pip!
Christian White’s bestselling thriller The Wife and the Widow has been named Best Crime Fiction 2020 by the Ned Kelly Awards, Australia’s oldest and most prestigious prize for crime writing.
Affirm Press will publish Pip Williams's highly anticipated second novel, The Bookbinder of Jericho, set in the same world as her bestselling novel, The Dictionary of Lost Words.
Three writers of young adult fiction have been selected as the winners of the 2020 Affirm Press Mentorship Award in partnership with Varuna, which focused on YA and middle grade fiction submissions for the second year.